5 Top Priorities As Gottlieb Takes Reins At FDA

Law360, New York (May 10, 2017, 8:25 PM EDT) -- Scott Gottlieb will start his tenure atop the U.S. Food and Drug Administration with oodles of hot-button policy questions demanding his attention, including deeply contentious issues involving drug safety and nutritional disclosures.

Gottlieb on Tuesday won U.S. Senate confirmation on a 57-42 vote. His credentials include a medical degree and a high post at the FDA during the George W. Bush administration, but his extensive business ties to drugmakers drew scrutiny and cost him many Democratic votes.

Scott Gottlieb is expected to take the FDA in a more conservative direction. (American Enterprise Institute) Here are key debates that attorneys expect Gottlieb...

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