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Melanie Bhatnagar

Associate Director for Pediatric Education & Outreach, OPT, OC
Melanie E. Bhatnagar, MD is the Associate Director for Pediatric Education & Outreach within the Office of Pediatric Therapeutics at the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). She previously served as a Pediatric Ethicist in which her work focused on supporting review divisions throughout FDA in the interpretation of FDA’s human subject protection regulations that govern research involving children. She received her medical degree from George Washington University following her undergraduate degree at the University of Virginia. She completed her pediatric residency training at the University of Maryland and is boarded in Pediatrics. Prior to joining FDA, she spent four years in private practice which provided valuable clinical expertise.