Former US Device Center Official Is Now Gottlieb's Chief Of Staff
US FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb has appointed Lauren Silvis as his chief of staff. Silvis has been acting in the role for a few months, following a two-year stint in a top policy post at CDRH.
You may also be interested in...
The long-time Covington & Burling attorney joined US FDA last month as the deputy center director for policy at the device center.
Former Sidley Austin partner brings a wealth of experience in drug product liability litigation and federal preemption. She replaces agency veteran Elizabeth Dickinson, who will stay on as senior deputy to the chief counsel.
Almost a year after Nancy Stade stepped down as deputy policy director, Lauren Silvis has been named to take on the role, which is critical to developing CDRH policy, especially as the agency is pursuing a paradigm shift in premarket data requirements.