Mahesh R. Ramanadham CDER/OPQ/US FDA

Mahesh R. Ramanadham

Mahesh R. Ramanadham CDER/OPQ/US FDA Deputy Director

Commander (CDR) Ramanadham is the Deputy Director for the Office of Policy for Pharmaceutical Quality, within the Office of Pharmaceutical Quality (OPQ). He joined the Agency in November 2009 after graduating with his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Maryland and his M.B.A. from the University of Baltimore. Within FDA, he has served in leadership roles in the Office of Compliance and the Office of Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Assessment within OPQ. Prior to joining FDA, CDR Ramanadham had experience in solid oral dosage manufacturing ranging from OTC products to schedule II narcotics. Outside of FDA, CDR Ramanadham continues to practice pharmacy in the community setting to maintain perspective on the clinical relevancy and impact of our efforts in pharmaceutical quality.