Consumer Safety Officer
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Dr. Chang has over 20 years of experience with food contact materials and food additive regulations. Dr. Chang received her doctorate in Immunology at State University of New York at Buffalo. She went on to work for two years at the Uniformed Service University of Health Sciences as a postdoctoral fellow to investigate gene expression. Afterwards, Dr. Chang worked as a staff fellow at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for one year, where she cloned the immunoglobulin gene for Col-1, which is a monoclonal antibody against carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA). In her time with the FDA, Dr. Chang has worked as a regulatory toxicology review scientist, reviewing the safety data related to antibiotic resistance genes as selectable markers in genetically modified plants, GRAS petitions/notifications, antimicrobial agents, as well as direct and indirect food additives. Currently, Dr. Chang works as a consumer safety officer, coordinating the review process of premarket notifications for food contact substances.
2020-12-10 14:40 -- 15:20 FDA Update on the Food Contact Substance Notification Program