African Beverages & Food Show, African Cosmetics & Essential Oils, AGOA Expo & Trade Fair
Speaker: Dr. Dilcia Granville, PhD

Dr. Dilcia Granville, PhD, Senior Public Affairs Specialist

Public Affairs Branch / Division of Communications / U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Topic: Importing Food Products to the United States – Procedures and Requirements for Importing Food to the United States

Venue: New York Marriott Marquis Hotel: 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036

Dr. Dilcia Granville is the Senior Public Affairs for the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  She is also an accomplished author and inventor with over 28 years of experience in the field of disease prevention, public health, and education.  She is fellow member of the New York Academy of Medicine.  She is the president of Dip and See, LLC and the Latino Social Work Coalition; and Vice-president of the National Association of Puerto Rican and Hispanic Social Workers.  Also, she is an Advisory Board for the American Diabetes Association, the Greater New York; and Chair of the Community Advisory Board of Northwell Health COPDs and the Diabetes PCORI Study.

Prior to become a Spokesperson she was an Investigator, Consumer Safety Officer (CSO) for the FDA. She conducted many complex foods and pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices inspections, as well as investigated many other FDA regulated commodities. She routinely appears in TV and speaks at major public health conferences, international and national Forums, business and trade affairs. She is a frequent speaker at the United Nations Trade Missions, embassies, consulates, chambers of commerce and small businesses affairs. 

She is an entrepreneur and invented the only Dip and See sugar indicator that measures sugar in beverages; and is the author of the book widely seek by entrepreneurs and inventors, “Invention: The New Currency of the 21st Century”.

Dr. Granville is the recipient of many Awards and she has been widely recognized for her outstanding contribution to the health and human services. 

She received her Doctorate and Master degree from Adelphi University and her baccalaureate degree on Health Management from Queens College, New York.