Biden to choose Obama FDA head Califf to steer company via Covid, report says
An Obama appointee, Califf helmed the FDA from February 2016 to February 2017 after a 12 months because the company’s deputy commissioner for medical merchandise and tobacco, in accordance with the FDA’s web site. His nomination would mark the tip of a nine-month seek for a everlasting successor for Appearing Commissioner Dr. Janet Woodcock, who took over the company on an interim foundation in January.
Biden should nominate Woodcock or select one other full-time commissioner by mid-November, the Submit reported. A White Home official advised the publication that Biden had not but made his choice, whereas Califf declined to remark.
Learn extra about Califf’s potential nomination in The Washington Submit.