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Page: Information About You
1. Please indicate your affiliation (choose the one that best describes the type of organization or interest group you are affiliated with).
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Drug or medical device manufacturer/Biotech company (subject to FDA regulations)
10.5%4
Pharmaceutical agency or consultant (advertsiing, medical communications, etc.)
50.0%19
Healthcare professional (physician, hospital administrator, etc.)
2.6%1
General public (consumer, patient)
7.9%3
Academia (professor, student)
13.2%5
Medical publisher (peer-reviewed journal, etc.) 0.0%0
Other publisher (trade publication, etc.)
2.6%1
Other (please specify)
 
13.2%5

Page: Introduction
2. Please indicate how strongly you agree or disagree with the following suggestions put forth by various sources.
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FDA should seek additional authority to suspend the sale of drugs already on the market5.4% (2)27.0% (10)24.3% (9)27.0% (10)16.2% (6)3.2237
Improve safety surveillance of approved drugs (e.g., establish patient registries and/or require drug companies to undertake new safety tests once a drug is approved)5.3% (2)5.3% (2)5.3% (2)28.9% (11)55.3% (21)4.2438
Restructure the FDA to separate the job of monitoring safety of approved drugs from the job of approving drugs in the first place13.5% (5)5.4% (2)0.0% (0)40.5% (15)40.5% (15)3.8937
Repeal the Prescription Drug User Fee Act, which authorizes drug companies to pay fees to FDA for each drug reviewed35.1% (13)21.6% (8)16.2% (6)16.2% (6)10.8% (4)2.4637
FDA advisory committees should not include experts with financial ties to the drug industry16.2% (6)24.3% (9)2.7% (1)18.9% (7)37.8% (14)3.3837
The FDA should not be forced to change how it regulates the drug industry. It is doing a good job right now.18.4% (7)50.0% (19)5.3% (2)21.1% (8)5.3% (2)2.4538

3. Please add any additional comments here, especially if you have ideas for reforming the FDA that are not mentioned above.
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