Andrew von Eschenbach
Andrew C. von Eschenbach is the current commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration and previously the director of the National Cancer Institute.
Von Eschenbach served in the US Navy Medical Corps with the rank of lieutenant commander from 1968 to 1971. He began his long association with The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in 1976, beginning as a urologic oncology fellow and becoming chair of the department of urology in 1983. He was founding director of the Prostate Cancer Research Program in 1996, director of the Genitourinary Cancer Center, and held the Roy M. and Phyllis Gough Huffington Clinical Research Distinguished Chair in Urologic Oncology.
Von Eschenbach was president-elect of the American Cancer Society when he was selected by President George W. Bush to head the National Cancer Institute in December 2001. In 2006, ‘Time’ magazine named him as one of the Time 100 ‘People Who Shape Our World’. He was confirmed as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration by the Senate on December 7, 2006.
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