Capitol Correspondence - 10.28.19

Coming Soon: Nomination for FDA Commissioner

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Because ANCOR has long advocated that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ban electric shock devices used on children and adults with I/DD, we are sharing this item from Politico Pulse on the agency’s leadership:

STEPHEN HAHN’s nomination to lead FDA is imminent. Hahn, a radiation oncologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, is the selection for the role pending clearance of a background check, multiple sources told POLITICO in September. A federal deadline is looming Nov. 1.”