A Sit-down Talk with Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf
Robert M. Califf, MD, MACC, is Donald F. Fortin, MD Professor of Cardiology at Duke University School of Medicine. He was the Commissioner of Food and Drugs in 2016-2017 and Deputy Commissioner for Medical Products and Tobacco from February 2015 until his appointment as Commissioner in February 2016.
Prior to joining the FDA, Dr. Califf was a professor of medicine and vice chancellor for clinical and translational research at Duke University. He served as director of the Duke Translational Medicine Institute and was the founding director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute. A nationally and internationally recognized expert in cardiovascular medicine, health outcomes research, healthcare quality, and clinical research, Dr. Califf has led many landmark clinical trials and is one of the most frequently cited authors in biomedical science, with more than 1,200 publications in the peer-reviewed literature.
Dr. Califf was a Member of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly known as the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in 2016, one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. He has served as a member of the FDA Cardiorenal Advisory Panel and FDA Science Board's Subcommittee on Science and Technology. Dr. Califf has also served on the Board of Scientific Counselors for the National Library of Medicine, as well as on advisory committees for the National Cancer Institute, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Council of the National Institute on Aging
5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Networking and Heavy Hors d'oeuvre
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Presentation
North Carolina Biotechnology Center
15 T.W. Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC