Quick thinker McClellan moves into FDA hot seat
This article was originally published in Clinica
The medical device industry has hit a home run with President Bush's selection of physician and economist Mark McClellan to head the US FDA. Dr McClellan, who is known for his nimble mind, currently holds two jobs at the White House, as a member of the President's Council on Economic Advisers and as a senior health policy adviser. But he is best known by device companies for his research on how technological change affects healthcare.