Richard Forshee

Richard Forshee is currently the Associate Director for Research in the Office of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research.Prior to that, he was the Director of the Center for Food, Nutrition, and Agriculture Policy at the University of Maryland--College Park. 

Dr. Forshee has published more than 60 articles in journals such as the The Lancet Infectious Diseases, Transfusion, Vaccine, Journal of Nutrition, Cancer, Risk Analysis, Journal of the American Public Health Association, and others.  He has also published dozens of scientific reports, conference proceedings, white papers, and comments to national and international regulatory bodies.  

​Teaching is one of Dr. Forshee's passions. Most of his current teaching is in the area of quantitative benefit-risk assessment and statistical graphics. In 1999, he received an award for service and dedication to the students at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute.

​Dr. Forshee received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor in 1994.