MITA Congratulates Dr. Robert Califf on Confirmation as FDA Commissioner


Washington, D.C. – The Medical Imaging & Technology Alliance (MITA) congratulates Robert Califf, M.D. on his confirmation as the 22nd Commissioner of Food and Drugs.

“The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plays a central role in assuring the quality and safety of medical imaging equipment and ensuring the science and innovation of this life-saving technology is of meaningful benefit to patients,” said MITA Board Chairman Nelson Mendes, president and CEO of Ziehm Imaging Inc. “Over the years, MITA has enjoyed a strong, productive relationship with the FDA, and we look forward to working with Dr. Califf in his new role to ensure patients have access to the safest and most advanced medical imaging technologies.”


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