Frank E. Young (physician)

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Frank E. Young
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16th Commissioner of Food and Drugs
In office
July 15, 1984 – December 17, 1989
PresidentRonald Reagan
George H. W. Bush
Preceded byArthur H. Hayes Jr.
Succeeded byDavid A. Kessler
Personal details
Born(1931-09-01)September 1, 1931
Mineola, New York
DiedNovember 24, 2019(2019-11-24) (aged 88)
Wilmington, North Carolina
Political partyRepublican

Frank Edward Young (September 1, 1931 – November 24, 2019) was an American physician. He was Commissioner of Food and Drugs from 1984 to 1989[1] and later as a Deputy Assistant Secretary in the United States Department of Health and Human Services during the Ronald Reagan presidency.[2]

Young died of lymphoma on November 24, 2019, in Wilmington, North Carolina at age 88.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Frank E.Young, M.D." Food and Drug Administration. Retrieved 28 May 2017.
  2. "Frank E.Young M.D .Ph.D." Braeburn Pharmaceuticals. Retrieved 28 May 2017.[permanent dead link]
  3. Schudel, Matt (2019-11-29). "Frank E. Young, scientist and FDA commissioner in 1980s, dies at 88". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2019-11-30.