Washington Notebook Shalala's list still floating

WASHINGTON - HHS Secretary Donna Shalala still has 15 to 20 names on her list of potential nominees for FDA Commissioner, according to industry sources in Washington who have been asked by HHS staff to comment on the candidates.

Shalala is expected to submit a short list of three or four names to the White House by the end of May and a final candidate could emerge some time in June.