FDA Commissioner awards Dr. Jane L. Delgado the Harvey Wiley FDA Commissioner’s Special Citation.
WASHINGTON, -- Dr. Stephen Ostroff, the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA's) Acting Commissioner awarded Jane L. Delgado, PhD, MS, the Harvey Wiley FDA Commissioner's Special Citation. The FDA Commissioner's Special Citation medal is the highest award the agency bestows on citizens or organizations who promote public health. The award features a medallion with the likeness of Dr. Harvey Wiley, considered the "father of the FDA."
In making the award, Commissioner Ostroff recognized Dr. Delgado's leadership as President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance). He cited the Alliance's regulatory advocacy, consumer and community leadership engagement, and efforts to foster new science most recently in genomics. He also recognized the work of the Alliance/Merck Ciencia Scholars program and thanked the Alliance along with the Healthy Americas Foundation and the Merck Company Foundation for their support of the initiative. (SOURCE: National Alliance for Hispanic Health)
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