Jonca Bull, MD FDA

Dr. Jonca Bull returned to FDA in August 2012 as the Director of the Office of Minority Health.  She serves as a member of the Senior Staff and advisor to the Commissioner, interfacing with all human product centers. Dr. Bull brings extensive public and private sector experience in dealing with a range of medical product development and diversity issues to this important position.  

Dr. Bull previously served in FDA in a variety of leadership positions in both the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) and the Office of the Commissioner spanning 12 years.

Dr. Bull returned to FDA after most recently serving as Vice President for US Drug Regulatory Policy at Novartis and, prior to that, as Director of Clinical Regulatory Policy at Genentech.  Dr. Bull also previously spent eleven years providing clinical care in a multi-specialty group practice, and she currently serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at George Washington University Medical Center.  Dr. Bull is a graduate of Princeton University and received her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine.  She did her postgraduate training at George Washington University, is board certified in Ophthalmology, and is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.