Who should Obama nominate for FDA commissioner?

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John Mack of Pharma Marketing News is asking who should be the next FDA commish. His survey walks you through some of the top contenders, including:

  • Robert Califf, vice chancellor for clinical research and professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Duke.
  • Dora Hughes, Health Policy Advisor to Senator Barack Obama.
  • David Kessler, former FDA Commissioner.
  • Steve Nissen, cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic.
  • Mary Pendergast, industry consultant who was a former associate FDA Commissioner under David Kessler.
  • Peter Rost, former Pfizer VP of Marketing, now a blogger.
  • Joshua Sharfstein, commissioner of the Baltimore City Health Department.
  • Mike Taylor, former Deputy FDA Commissioner under Clinton
  • Susan Wood, the former head of women’s health at FDA, who resigned in protest after the delay in switching the morning-after pill over-the-counter.
  • Janet Woodcock, Center for Drug Evaluation & Research Director

So what are you waiting for? Vote now!

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eDrugSearch founder, Cary Byrd, has been called an “e-health innovator” by MarketIntellNow, interviewed by top pharmaceutical industry journalists, invited to Matthew Holt’s Health 2.0 Conference and a Consumer Report's health summit, and highlighted on numerous health blogs.

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