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New staff chief for von E

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

Three months after moving to FDA from the American Pharmacists Association (APA) Susan Winckler is named acting chief of staff for FDA Commissioner Andrew von Eschenbach. Winckler, an attorney, joined FDA in September 2006 as policy communications director in the commissioner's Office of Policy & Planning, where she was the point person for constituent communications and policy development relevant to FDA advisory committees. Starting in January 2007, Winckler will coordinate staff activities and be the principal liaison to HHS. The Senate confirmed von Eschenbach as FDA commissioner Dec. 7 (1"The Rose Sheet" Dec. 11, 2006, p. 10)...

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