Califf Says Woodcock Will Stay At FDA As Principal Deputy Commissioner

By Beth Wang / February 17, 2022 at 4:19 PM
Former acting FDA chief Janet Woodcock will stay on at the agency as principal deputy commissioner under newly minted FDA Commissioner Robert Califf, who was sworn into the role Thursday (Feb. 17). In a stakeholder email sent Thursday, Califf said he looks forward to getting advice and support from Woodcock, who led the agency’s drug center for nearly 30 years prior to becoming acting FDA chief in January 2021, during a critical transition period. Califf comes in at a crucial...

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