Executive Vice President, Regulatory and Medical, Braeburn Pharmaceuticals; Former Commissioner, US Food and Drug Administration
Frank Young is executive vice president of regulatory and medical at Braeburn Pharmaceuticals and an adjunct partner at Essex Woodlands. He served as FDA commissioner from 1984 to 1989, later holding additional posts in the Health and Human Services Department, including deputy assistant secretary for health, science, and the environment; Office of Emergency Preparedness director; and National Disaster Medical System director. He concurrently sat on the executive committee of WHO and the National Security Council Deputies Committee. Earlier in his career, Young was a professor and chair of microbiology, then dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry and vice president for health affairs at the University of Rochester.