Government Appointments

Mar 5, 2019
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., announced that he will step down in about a month.
Dec 6, 2018
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar today named as his senior advisor for drug pricing reform John O’Brien, a pharmacist who previously served as deputy assistant secretary for health policy and an advisor on health reform and drug pricing.
Jul 24, 2018
The Senate last night voted 86-9 to approve President Trump’s nomination of Robert Wilkie to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs permanently.
Jul 24, 2018
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma today announced two additions to the agency’s leadership team.
Jul 18, 2018
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar today named Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation Director Adam Boehler to also serve as his senior advisor for value-based transformation and innovation.
Jul 10, 2018
The Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs today voted to advance President Trump’s nomination of Robert Wilkie to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs permanently.
Jul 3, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions yesterday named as acting administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration Uttam Dhillon, a past director of the Office of Counternarcotics Enforcement at the Department of Homeland Security who recently served as deputy counsel and deputy assistant to the…
Jun 21, 2018
The White House today issued a report with recommendations for structural realignment of the executive branch, including renaming the Department of Health and Human Services as the Department of Health and Public Welfare.