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John Sheets Tapped as New Director of ODE

June 28, 2016

Industry veteran John Sheets has been appointed as the new director of the FDA’s Office of Device Evaluation, which is responsible for premarket review of devices.

Sheets began his new duties on June 12. Previously he was the chief scientific officer at device and biotech firm Anika Therapeutics.

William Maisel had served as acting director of ODE since September 2014, in addition to his CDRH deputy director for science duties.

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