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Mark E. Brager
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March 10, 2017

AdvaMed Congratulates Dr. Scott Gottlieb on Nomination as FDA Commissioner

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Advanced Medical Technology Association issued the following statement today from President and CEO Scott Whitaker regarding President Trump’s nomination of Dr. Scott Gottlieb to serve as FDA Commissioner:

“AdvaMed congratulates Dr. Gottlieb on his nomination as FDA Commissioner.  His medical credentials, combined with years of service in leadership roles at both CMS and FDA make him a strong choice to lead this key agency. Our industry applauds Dr. Gottlieb’s commitment to innovation in medical technology and his recognition of its important role in providing the best care possible for patients.

“Specifically, we look forward to working with Dr. Gottlieb and his team on the medical device user fee reauthorization in the coming weeks and months in our mutual pledge to continued patient access to life-changing technologies.”