Richard Forshee

Recent Activities

  • Received the Hope Hopps Memorial Award for Leadership in 2017.
  • Represented the U.S. FDA at the International Conference on Harmonization Expert Working Group on Benefit-Risk Assessment in Lisbon on November 8-13, 2014;
  • Completed the 4-week Federal Executive Institute Leadership for a Democratic Society program in Charlottesville, VA on October 5-31, 2014;

​Career Highlights

  • Associate Director for Research in the Office of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration;
  • Successful academic career with progressively increasing responsibilities, outstanding teaching, and a strong body of research and publications;
  • Productive researcher with more than 60 peer-reviewed articles;
  • Research has been cited more than 2,200 times with an i10-index of 33 and an h-index of 21 (according to Goggle Scholar);
  • Award-winning teacher in a wide range of settings; 
  • Sought-after speaker with invited presentations at the Institute of Medicine, NAASO: The Obesity Society, the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, the National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements, and others;
  • Recipient of several fellowships and research awards including a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship and a Gerald R. Ford Fellowship;
  • Millions of media impressions in outlets including the New York Times, USA Today, (#1 emailed story of the day), and many others.