Alumni Council Member


Current Alumni Council Member

Tamara Coley


Class of 2010

Branch Chief
Food & Drug Administration
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Specializing in Health and Pharmaceutical Law


Tamara R. Coley is a Regulatory Council, Division of Policy Development for the Office of Generic Drugs, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Food and Drug Administration.  Immediately prior, Tamara was an associate at Kenyon & Kenyon LLP and a member of the Life Sciences group. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Coley was a graduate assistant at Seton Hall Law School. She has a background in biology and public health, having worked as a research assistant at Columbia University School of Public Health where she studied the Sociomedical Sciences. 

After her graduate studies, Ms. Coley worked at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in various legal and health education capacities where she was involved in researching and drafting memoranda on hospital legal issues. She also helped design and implement programs to address health and safety concerns such as a child pedestrian safety curriculum for Newark public schools, a trauma center injury prevention intervention initiative, and an emergency department stroke education program. 

Ms. Coley earned her B.A. in Biology from Haverford College, where her senior research examined biological explanations for the high prevalence of HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. She earned her Master of Public Health from Columbia University School of Public Health, specializing in health promotion disease prevention. She earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law where she was a member of the Seton Hall Legislative Journal, Health Law Advocates, and the Black Law Student Association.

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