Links & Websites
SAMPA - No website. Contact Benny Ridout, Chairman, for information.
Agency for Toxic Substances on Disease Registry (ATSDR)
Public Health Service agency with searchable databases for environmental health and hazardous substances. Includes Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) on toxicology, HazDat database, Science Corner and Top 20 Hazardous Substances.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
This website includes a link to MMWR, health information, traveler’s health and vaccination recommendations, statistics and epidemiology, publications, immunization information, training and employment.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is a federal agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. CMS runs the Medicare and Medicaid programs – two national health care programs that benefit about 75 million Americans.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
Contains information on foods, human drugs, biologics, devices, cosmetics, toxicology, news releases, legal briefs and more. Drugs@FDA includes the most recent labeling for drugs and biological products approved by the FDA (for example, Prescribing Information and FDA-approved patient labeling when available), regulatory information, and FDA staff reviews that evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the drug. You can also find information about Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations in the “Orange Book” and information about FDA-licensed (approved) biological products in the “Purple Book”.
FDA’s Curriculum Materials for Health Care Degree Programs
Intended to educate students in professional degree programs for medicine, nursing, physician assistants/associates, and pharmacy, as well as practicing health care professionals, to improve understanding of biosimilar and interchangeable biosimilar products and the regulatory approval pathway in the United States. The Toolkit and Resource Guide for Teaching Faculty provides a variety of educational resources designed to communicate concepts related to biosimilars and interchangeable biosimilars in teaching modules and curricula, and to increase knowledge and real world application of the concepts. The curriculum toolkit materials are modular in nature, allowing integration into class lectures, online learning platforms, class discussions, and at-home assignments. Available materials include slide decks, explanatory videos, case studies, discussion questions, information sheets, exercises, and additional resources.
Several Continuing Education programs related to biosimilars and interchangeable biosimilars will be available on Medscape in summer 2022.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Contains information on news and events, health information, Library catalogs and journals, grant information and links to the other organizations that make up NIH. Information about clinical trials available here.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Information about OSHA, regulations and compliance, outreach training and publications can be found at this site.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
Contains information to help keep American families safe by reducing the risk of injury or death from consumer products. Includes sections such as 4 Kids, Library, Public Calendar, Recalls, Talk to Us, What’s Happening, etc.
Information about USDA, food safety, home canning, news, legislation and much more.