The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has selected Steven M. Solomon, DVM, as the new leader of the agency’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM). Dr. Solomon’s will begin serving the position in January 2017.
Dr. Solomon practiced large animal veterinary medicine for 10 years before joining the agency in 1990 as a Veterinary Medical Officer. He has steadily progressed through key positions in in the agency and rose to the position of Deputy Associate Commissioner for Regulatory Affairs in FDA’s Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA) in 2013.
His knowledge of policy and scientific issues relevant to veterinary medicine, and his experience at ORA, give Dr. Solomon a great understanding of the regulatory landscape.
Dr. Solomon graduated from the Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and earned his Masters of Public Health from Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health.