David A. Kessler
|David Aaron Kessler|
Kessler in April 2009
May 13, 1951 |
New York, New York
|Occupation||Pediatrician, lawyer, author, administrator|
|Alma mater||Amherst College, Harvard University, University of Chicago|
|Notable work(s)||Your Food Is Fooling You: How Your Brain Is Hijacked by Sugar, Fat, and Salt, The End of Overeating: Taking Control of the Insatiable American Appetite, A Question of Intent: A Great American Battle with a Deadly Industry|
David Aaron Kessler (born May 13, 1951) is an American pediatrician, lawyer, author, and administrator (both academic and governmental). He was the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from November 8, 1990 to February 28, 1997.
References[change | change source]
- "David A. Kessler, MD". BIO (Annual International Convention) 2004 Newsroom. 2004-06-14. Retrieved 2007-12-16.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Official FDA Bio
- David A. Kessler Named New Dean of UCSF School of Medicine
- "Bacon as a Weapon of Mass Destruction" - video by Democracy Now!