Public Citizen: Woodcock Must Step Down For FDA Opioid Reg Reform

By David Roza / March 21, 2019 at 5:22 PM
A prominent consumer advocacy group and an FDA advisory committee chair are calling for FDA drug center chef Janet Woodcock to step down from her post in order to clear a path for the agency to revamp its regulation of opioids and implement recommendations made in 2017 by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Sidney Wolfe, founder and senior advisor of Public Citizen’s Health Research Group, and Raeford Brown, chair of FDA’s Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, detailed reporting on drug pricing reforms, Medicaid policy, FDA news and much more.