Health Agency Books by Mark Fennell
The Department of Health and Human Services has numerous agencies. Major entities within this Department are the Institutes and Centers. In addition, there are also numerous agencies which can be broadly grouped into either “health” related or “human services” related.
This page of books are for those books which discuss some of the “health related” agencies.
This book discusses the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). The Center for Drug Evaluation and Research is the primary agency within the Food and Drug Administration. The Center is the primary government agency responsible for approving drugs and ensuring proper manufacturing processes. The Center also manages the databases on drug information. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004GHN5YQ
This book discusses FDA’s Office of Commissioner. The Office of Commissioner contains all the management and administrative offices of the Food and Drug Administration. The main offices within the Office of Commissioner include: Office of Administration, Office of Management, Office of Policy, Office of International Programs, Office of Special Medical Programs, and Office of Women’s Health. There are nearly 100 offices and programs within the Office of the Commissioner. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004HIM2XE
This book discusses the Center for Cancer Research (CCR), which is the primary federal agency devoted to Cancer research and AIDS research. CCR contains 16 branches and 6 major programs. The research is performed in 33 laboratories, most of which have specialized research groups. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004GXB7DG
This book discusses FDA’s Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA). The Office of Regulatory Affairs manages the FDA field offices throughout the nation. The field offices ensure the safety of food, drugs, and medical products. The offices do this through analyzing samples, inspecting manufacturing facilities, and enforcing the regulations as necessary. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004IPPFKS
This book discusses the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM). The Center for Veterinary Medicine ensures that drugs given to animals are safe. Animals include all types of pets as well as livestock. The CVM also ensures that additives given to feed are safe. The CVM is also responsible for ensuring that beef, poultry, and milk are safe for humans to consume. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B004J8HU4I