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Biden nominates former commissioner Robert Califf to again lead FDA

26 days ago   |   By NPR

The Food and Drug Administration has been without a permanent leader since President Biden took office in January. Califf led the agency during the last year of the Obama Administration.
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Biden picks ex-FDA chief Robert Califf to again lead agency

Biden picks ex-FDA chief Robert Califf to again lead agency

26 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

President Joe Biden on Friday is tapping Dr. Robert Califf, a former Food and Drug Administration commissioner, to again lead the powerful regulatory agency, according to a person familiar with the decision.
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Biden picks former FDA chief Califf to again lead agency

26 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President Joe Biden on Friday is tapping former Food and Drug Administration commissioner Robert Califf to again lead the powerful regulatory agency, according to a person familiar with the decision.
Califf's nomination comes after months of the concern that the agency near the center of the government's COVID-19 response has lacked a permanent leader. More than a half-dozen names were floated for the job before the White House settled on Califf.
Biden is to make the formal announcement later Friday, said the person familiar, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to preview...
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Biden chooses Robert Califf, former Obama FDA chief, as agency commissioner

26 days ago   |   By The Washington Post

Califf, a longtime Duke University researcher who now works for Verily and Google Health, gets the nod for an agency stretched by the pandemic.
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