Emily Thakur CDR, RPh

Team Leader, Drug Shortage Staff, U.S. Public Health Service, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food & Drug Administration, Silver Spring, MD

CDR Emily Thakur, R.Ph., is a Team Leader with the Drug Shortage Staff at the FDA. She joined the FDA in 1999 as a Consumer Safety Officer for the Regulatory Support Branch in the Office of Generic Drugs. She then joined the Office of Regulatory Policy in the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research in 2005. She has been in her current position, with the Drug Shortage Staff since February 2011. Prior to joining the FDA, she held a position as a staff pharmacist with CVS/Pharmacy and held a part-time position until 2014. She received her Bachelor of Science degree from Rutgers College of Pharmacy in 1999.