USFDA Full Form
U = United
S = States
F = Food and
D = Drug
A = Administration
The FDA has workers and facilities in the White Oak area of Silver Spring, Maryland, on 130 acres (53 hectares) of the White Oak Federal Research Center. In 2001, to integrate the FDA ‘s 25 current operations in the Washington metropolitan area, its headquarters in Rockville, and several scattered office buildings, the General Services Administration (GSA) began new construction on the campus. The Life Sciences Laboratory, the first building, was dedicated and opened in December 2003 with 104 employees. As of December 2018, in approximately 3,800,000 square feet (350,000 square metres) of space, divided into ten office and four laboratory buildings, the FDA campus has a population of 10,987 employees.
|Formed||June 30, 1906|
|Jurisdiction||Federal government of the United States|
|Headquarters||White Oak Campus
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, Maryland 20993.
|Annual budget||$3.16 billion – 2020|
|Agency executives||Stephen Hahn – Commissioner
Amy Abernethy – Principal Deputy Commissioner