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Lubna Merchant

Deputy Office Director, OMEPRM, OSE, CDER
Dr. Merchant currently serves as the acting Director of the Division of Medication Error Prevention and Analysis. She is also the Deputy Director of the Office of Medication Error Prevention and Risk Management in FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research’s (CDER) where she is responsible for the Center’s programs in risk management and medication error prevention. She provides expertise on development and implementation of programs and initiatives to support the Center’s policies related to Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategies (REMS). She serves as expert/scientific advisor on medication errors associated with drug and biological products within the Center and outside agencies.