Stephen Hahn, 'clear frontrunner' for FDA commish job, has met with Trump — reports
MD Anderson official Stephen Hahn is now reportedly a top candidate to lead the FDA, possibly replacing acting commissioner — and crowd favorite — Ned Sharpless.
Hahn, chief medical executive and chief of radiation oncology at the Houston-based cancer center, made the leap from unnamed candidate to top contender virtually overnight, with multiple news outlets getting word that he’s the only finalist out of three to meet with President Donald Trump about a potential nomination. Politico Pro reported that he’s a “clear frontrunner” and “will be the nominee pending a successful background check” citing sources, just one day after the Wall Street Journal first identified him in the running.
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