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Gottlieb’s exit interview

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb’s exit interview

March 9, 2019 1:35 AM UTC

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb sat down with BioCentury after announcing his resignation to discuss his approach to promoting medical product innovation, the importance of strategic communications, and how a reorganization will bring FDA drug reviews from PDFs to the cloud.

Gottlieb’s comments illuminate how he has shaped public debate over controversial topics, and the ways he has tried to bake new thinking into FDA so it remains after he’s moved on. He also touched on policy challenges he hopes Congress will take up soon...