Helping clients understand and comply with the laws, regulations, guidelines, policies, and procedures by which the US Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine regulates new animal drug products and animal food additives ~




Dr. Douglass Oeller is a licensed veterinarian with extensive FDA regulatory experience and a solid background in clinical practice.

During fourteen years (1993 to 2007) of service with the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Oeller held a variety of positions in both the Office of New Animal Drug Evaluation and the Office of Surveillance and Compliance.

Dr. Oeller began his FDA career as a Veterinary Medical Officer. He was awarded “Master Reviewer” status by FDA peer review in 2001, was selected as a Team Leader in 2004, and served in that role until 2007.

Dr. Oeller’s FDA experience includes: product development planning, review of safety and efficacy protocols and data submissions, labeling issues, Freedom of Information summaries, BIMO inspections, promotion and advertising, and adverse event analysis.

A 1988 graduate of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Oeller was a full-time practitioner from 1988 to 1993. He has clinical experience in food-animal, equine, and small animal medicine. Dr. Oeller practiced small animal medicine on a part-time basis during his FDA career and still maintains an active veterinary license in Maryland.