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In Brief: Kessler's last day

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Kessler's last day: Outgoing FDA commissioner participates in White House ceremony marking the beginning of FDA tobacco regulations on Feb. 28. David Kessler, MD, is going to Yale Medical School as its dean on July 1 ("The Tan Sheet" Feb. 17, In Brief). At the Feb. 28 session of the Cosmetic, Toiletry & Fragrance Association's annual meeting, President Edward Kavanaugh introduced CTFA outside counsel Peter Barton Hutt (Covington & Burling) by noting speculation that he is a candidate to succeed Kessler. "Rumors around the last week or so have you in the final three candidates," Kavanaugh said. HHS Secretary Donna Shalala reportedly has sent a long list of candidates to the White House...

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