He will be busy no doubt looking for directors and managers for the FDA, the CDC, Medicare and Medicaid soon and probably the biggest looming question of all the departments is the FDA, who’s up next? BD
President-elect Barack Obama has chosen former US Senate Democratic leader Tom Daschle to be Health and Human Services secretary. Daschle, of South Dakota, was an early Obama supporter, who encouraged the first-term senator from Illinois to make his presidential run.
Daschle was also one of the Senators most committed to the failed Clinton health reform plan of the early ’90s.