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Drugs, Devices & Cosmetics

Division of Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics

The Division of Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics safeguards the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of the state of Florida from injury due to the use of adulterated, contaminated, misbranded drugs, drug ingredients and cosmetics by administering the provisions of the Florida Drug and Cosmetic Act (Chapter 499, F.S.). The Program carries out its responsibilities through three bureaus: Compliance & Enforcement, Licensing and Legal.

Division Contact Information:

Address: Division of Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1047

Telephone: (850) 717-1800

Contact Information for the Tallahassee Office


Walter Copeland Division Director 850-717-1172
Janetta Sampson Office Manager/OMC 850-717-1819
Renee Alsobrook Compliance Manager 850-717-1804
Stephanie Prine Government Operations Consultant III 850-717-1816
Lavontae Warren Administrative Assistant II 850-717-1802
Bryant Wombles Government Operations Consultant I – Data Steward 850-717-1815
Berenice Martinez Administrative Assistant I 850-717-1800
Shandreka Scott OPS-Regulatory Specialist I 850-717-1813



Rebecca Burnett Regulatory Supervisor 850-717-1801
Ahisha Castro-Alban Regulatory Specialist I 850-717-1817
Ian Howard Regulatory Specialist I 850-717-1355
Dwayne Godwin Regulatory Specialist II 850-717-1811
Tehelia McGlockton Regulatory Specialist II 850-717-1809
Shericka Daniels Regulatory Specialist II 850-717-1806
Marvin Boxley Regulatory Specialist I 850-717-1820

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Walter Copeland, Division Director

Division of Drugs, Devices and Cosmetics
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1047

Telephone: 850.717.1800