Category: Califf

Senate Confirms Califf as F.D.A. Chief in Tight Vote

The Senate on Tuesday narrowly confirmed Dr. Robert Califf as commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, a key federal…

Vacancies in Top Health and Science Jobs May Threaten Biden’s Agenda

WASHINGTON — President Biden, who came into office vowing to “reinvigorate our national science and technology strategy,” is now facing…

F.D.A. Nominee Faces Steep Climb to Senate Confirmation

The White House is facing pressure from prominent lawmakers over its pick to lead the Food and Drug Administration, with…

Senators Question Califf, the F.D.A. Nominee, on Opioid Crisis and Pandemic Response

A Senate panel hearing on Tuesday signaled that Dr. Robert Califf, who briefly led the agency during the Obama administration,…