Judith McMeekin PharmD U.S. FDA

Judith McMeekin PharmD

Judith McMeekin PharmD U.S. FDA Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs, ORA

Dr. Judy McMeekin is the Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs (ACRA) in the FDA’s Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA). She oversees approximately 5,000 ORA staff stationed in the United States and around the world. As the FDA’s lead office for regulatory field activities, ORA is at the forefront of protecting public health for today’s complex, global regulatory environment. ORA partners with FDA product centers through inspections, criminal investigations, compliance, enforcement, import operations, and field laboratory operations, among other areas. ORA is boots on the ground, working closely with global, federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial partners and administering contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements to advance an integrated product safety system and provide access to quality food and medical products.