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Anne Zajicek, M.D., PharmD, FAAP

National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters Board Member

Anne Zajicek, M.D., Pharm.D., is a board-certified pediatrician and pediatric clinical pharmacologist who currently serves as Chief of the Obstetric and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch at the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). She received a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Duquesne University and a PharmD from the State University of New York at Buffalo; completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Pharmaceutics of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; and served as an assistant professor at the University of Colorado School of Pharmacy and a Clinical Pharmacist at National Jewish Hospital and Research Center. In 1991, Dr. Zajicek entered medical school at the University of Pittsburgh, and, in 1998, completed a residency in pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. She practiced primary care pediatrics for 2 years and then continued her training as a pediatric clinical pharmacology fellow at Stanford University. She subsequently joined the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the Office of Clinical Pharmacology and Biopharmaceutics. She joined NICHD as a Pediatric Medical Officer in August 2003, and was appointed Chief of the Obstetric and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics Branch in 2010. The Branch is responsible for the NIH implementation of the Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act, and manages a portfolio of basic, translational and clinical research and training grants in obstetric and pediatric pharmacology.

National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters (NACCD)

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