FDA, CDC Leaders Under Trump Urge Fixed Terms For US Health Agency Heads
Former FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn and former CDC Director Robert Redfield said leaders of their agencies and NIH should be selected outside the election schedule. White House task force reviewing political interference with agency science.
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Former commissioners continue push to move FDA out of HHS, but the alternative could create a different kind of political influence rather than eliminate it.
Margaret Hamburg says selection process may move faster once Xavier Becerra is confirmed as HHS secretary since 'the chemistry of the relationship between the FDA commissioner and the HHS secretary is important.'
Acting commissioner Janet Woodcock, a candidate for the permanent job, and agency’s career staff also garner the group's compliments.