CDC Heavyweight To Join FDA's Tobacco Unit

Law360, New York (April 15, 2010, 3:15 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has tapped Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dynamo Dr. David L. Ashley to join the agency's tobacco products regulation unit as its first director for the Office of Science.

Ashley's appointment to the post at the Center for Tobacco Products, announced Thursday by the unit, comes after he served as chief of the Emergency Response and Air Toxicants branch of the CDC's National Center for Environmental Health for the last decade.

Ashley is set to start in June, the...
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