CDER Director Janet Woodcock comments on FDA experience with user fees during Food and Drug Law Institute panel moderated by Catalyst’s Nancy Myers
“Woodcock Expresses Concern With Too Much Reliance On User Fees”
This article focuses on comments made by CDER Director Janet Woodcock, MD, during a panel on user fees at the Food and Drug Law Institute’s annual meeting April 5. The panel was moderated by Nancy Bradish Myers, President of Catalyst Healthcare Consulting; the article notes that during the panel discussion, Ms. Myers commented that more user fees are most likely coming, given that FDA’s resources are limited due to ongoing congressional attempts at budget cuts.
Catalyst President Nancy Bradish Myers comments on President Obama’s FY 2012 budget request for FDA. Myers, who recently became President of the Alliance for a Stronger FDA, said: “The President has demonstrated his understanding of FDA’s critical mission, particularly in the food safety area, and has proposed funding consistent with the demands being placed on the agency. ”
Link to press release, Feb. 14, 2011
“ALLIANCE FOR A STRONGER FDA APPLAUDS FDA FUNDING PROPOSED IN THE PRESIDENT’S FY 12 BUDGET REQUEST”
The Alliance for a Stronger FDA has announced its new leadership team; Catalyst President Nancy Bradish Myers is the new President of the Alliance, as selected by the Board of Directors. She has served as Vice President of the Alliance for the past year and was one of its founders.
“Nancy Myers brings passion, as well as a strong legislative and regulatory background, to the vital task of increasing FDA’s appropriations,” said Wayne Pines, outgoing President of the Alliance and a member of the group’s Executive Committee. “Our members have confidence that her leadership will keep FDA’s funding needs in the forefront of policy discussions, even in this tough budget-cutting environment.”
Click below to view press release, Jan. 27, 2011:
“ALLIANCE FOR A STRONGER FDA ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP”