Adam E. Saltman, M.D., Ph.D.; Medical Officer, US Food and Drug Administration
Dr. Saltman obtained his undergraduate degree from Harvard University, his MD and PhD degrees from Columbia University, and trained in general and cardiothoracic surgery on the Harvard/Deaconess Surgical Service. Dr. Saltman is a fellow of several professional societies, has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles, has a master’s degree in Health Informatics, and is a certified Quality Improvement Associate of the American Society for Quality. He has worked part-time since 2008 as a Medical Officer in FDA’s CDRH Offices of Device Evaluation and Compliance, leaving his practice in 2017 to work at FDA full-time, now in Clinical and Scientific Policy. His current focus is on developing decision analysis tools that incorporate benefit-risk into CDRH reviewers' work regarding medical device availability, compliance, and enforcement actions, and on developing a new, proactive medical device shortages prevention program.