Matthew Lucia DVM U.S. FDA

Matthew Lucia DVM

Matthew Lucia DVM U.S. FDA Director, Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation, CVM

Dr. Matthew Lucia received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Colgate University, and his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Lucia practiced small animal clinical medicine for five years before joining the Center for Veterinary Medicine, Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation (ONADE) in 2006, where he worked as a reviewer in the Division of Therapeutic Drugs for Food Animals first on the Aquaculture Drugs Team and then on the Antiparasitic and Physiologic Drugs Team. In September 2010, he became the Team Leader for the Swine and Poultry Drugs Team in the Division of Production Drugs and in August 2016, he became the Director of the Division of Generic Animal Drugs. In June 2018, he took on his current role as the Director, ONADE.