FDA: A History
The only documentary to tell the story of the first 100 years of the U.S. FDA
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FDA History For Educational Use
COLLEGE LEVEL:
FDA: A History is recommended to supplemental learning materials in US History, Political Science, Government, Public Policy, History of Medicine and Law courses.



HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL:
FDA: A History is recommended for use in High School AP courses in US History and Government. It is also highly recommend for High School Biotech programs. We have found that ALL careers addressed in high school biotech programs are regulated by the FDA. Understanding the history and the motivation of the FDA can only serve to have students better understand the context of regulations, clinical trials etc.


USE IN COURSES:
"FDA: A History" is a history told chronologically. Runtime is 82 minutes; however, the documentary is broken up into 10 sections so specific portions can be easily inserted into your course.

 Pre-1906
Caveat Emptor
 After 1906
Enforcing the New Law - Inspectors and Court Cases
 1927 Food, Drug and Insecticide Administration
 1938 The Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act - Science and Law
 1950s The Birth of An Industry
 After 1962
Good Practices
 1980s and 90s
Government - Part of the Solution, Part of the Problem
 2000 FDA for a New Millennium
  Epilogue