NPC Headliners: FDA Commissioner Robert M. Califf 2/14

Join Commissioner of Food and Drugs Robert M. Califf, M.D. for a Headliners address on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Wharton Club members & guests are invited!




Join Commissioner ofda_robert_califf-299_vertical_flag_900x900f Food and Drugs Robert M. Califf, M.D. for a Headliners address on Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 12:30 to 2 pm at the National Press Club.

The Food and Drug Administration oversees the safety of more than $2.1 trillion worth of food, tobacco, and medical products produced in the U.S. and abroad, and regulates about 75% of the U.S. food supply. Dr. Califf's remarks will focus on communication and its link to health outcomes, and will be followed by a question-and-answer period.

The Headliners event begins with a light lunch in the Holeman Lounge at 12:30 p.m. Remarks begin at 1 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2 p.m. All guest information must be confirmed 72 hours before the start of the event. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.


Dr. Califf, who assumed office on Feb. 17, 2022, is serving for the second time as FDA commissioner. He served previously from February 2016 to January 2017. Before rejoining the FDA, Dr. Califf was a senior advisor at Alphabet, Inc. where he served as head of medical strategy. He joined Alphabet in 2019, after serving as a professor of medicine and vice chancellor for clinical and translational research at Duke University.


  • Wharton Club Members:
  • Lifetime & President's Club Members: You may purchase tickets for yourself and up to 3 guests:
  • Other Wharton Club members: May purchase ticket for yourself
  • All tickets cost $34/person for you and your guests. They include a full luncheon (inclduing tax and tip) and the program. We hope to have one or mor Wharton Club tables. Tickets must be paid for at time of purchase.
  • Click here to reserve your place(s) for the event!



12:30PM - 2:00PM Wed 14 Feb 2024, Eastern timezone


The National Press Club, Holeman Lounge
529 14th Street NW 13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045 US

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