February 17, 2022

Dr. Robert Califf Confirmed as FDA Commissioner

The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Robert Califf MD, as Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by a vote of 50-46. Dr. Califf, a cardiologist and clinical trial researcher, previously served as FDA Commissioner under President Obama. During confirmation proceedings, Califf pledged to reform FDA’s accelerated approval pathway.

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