Regulatory Counsel, Policy
Food & Drug Administration
Jan Hewett joined the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Center for Drug Evaluation - Office of Compliance - Office of Scientific Investigations office as Regulatory Counsel (Policy) in February, 2015. Prior to joining OSI, Jan served as the Director of the Yale University Human Research Protection Program for three years and from 2004-2012 the Assistant Director and Director, Medical School Institutional Review Board at the University of Michigan. Jan has also served in a number of research roles at Georgetown University. Most notably, Senior Grants and Contracts Officer in the Research and Technology Development Services office, Supervisor of Research Operations as well as a Phase I Clinical Research Nurse Specialist in Oncology at the Lombardi Cancer Center. In addition, while at Georgetown University, Jan also worked as Clinical Research Nurse Coordinator in the Department of Pharmacology's General Clinical Research Center. She has served as a Consumer Representative member of the FDA's Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee, and has presented nationally and internationally on human research protection regulations.
Trained as a registered nurse in her native Australia, Jan received her B.S.N. from Georgetown University School of Nursing and her J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.