Senate Confirms Gottlieb as FDA Commissioner

Source: US News & World Report

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 | Health Care , Management/Leadership

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Dr. Scott Gottlieb as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration despite Democratic questions about his financial ties to medical companies the agency regulates. Gottlieb is a physician-turned-health consultant who has criticized many FDA regulations as unnecessary and has faced criticism from Democrats over his financial entanglements. The vote was 57-42.

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