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Meghana Chalasani

Senior Research Analyst, Office of the Center Director, CDER
Meghana Chalasani currently serves as a senior research analyst for the Patient-Focused Drug Development (PFDD) Program in FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER). She works closely on CDER’s various PFDD initiatives and provides strategic, regulatory, program, and policy assistance to facilitate the incorporation of patient input into decision-making. Prior to joining the FDA in July 2015, Meghana worked on Capitol Hill and for FasterCures. She also has a strong biomedical research and clinical experience background in genomic medicine and infectious diseases. Meghana holds a master’s degree in Health Policy and Management from Columbia University and a bachelor’s in Medicine, Health and Society from Vanderbilt University.