FDA Liaison To HHS Secretary Leavitt Steps Down
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
HHS Counselor for Public Health & Science Laura Lawlor will likely be succeeded by FDA Associate Commissioner for External Relations Sheila Walcoff.
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Walcoff joins agency from Washington, D.C.-based law firm Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw, where her focuses included health care issues such as patient safety and health technology. She succeeds Peter Pitts, who left the agency in June.
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