New FDA Chief Scott Gottlieb: Medication Reformer or Big Pharma Shill? image

The Fix, May 18, 2017
Paul Gaita, quoting Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)


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Gottlieb's position has earned cautious approval from medical industry observers like Washington University associate professor Rachel Sachs, who wrote, "As someone who understands the drug development process from all sides, [Gottlieb] will be more informed. I'm going to wait to judge to see what policy decisions he comes to. Hopefully, he has the agency's best interest at heart." More significantly, the pharmaceutical industry has applauded his appointment, "We look forward to working with Dr. Gottlieb in his new role," said Stephen J. Ubl, president and CEO of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.

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