FDA Drug Shortages Briefing (0716)
Sara Stuckey, mother of cancer patient Nate Stuckey, speaking at the "FDA Progress on Drug Shortages" briefing on February 21, 2012. Other participants included: FDA Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg, M.D.; FDA's Sandra Kweder, M.D.; Len Lichtenfeld, MD, American Cancer Society (right); F. Michael (Mike) Ball, Hospira; Peter C. Adamson, MD, Chair, Children's Oncology Group; Mitchell L. Ehrlich, Vice President, Quality, I.V. Drugs - Operations, USA and Portugal, Fresenius Kabi USA (parent company for APP Pharmaceuticals); and Michael Link, M.D., President, American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO).
For more information on this event, see the press release: www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm292....
Additional resources on drug shortages can be found here: www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/DrugShortages/default.htm.