David Gortler

David Gortler is a pharmacologist, a pharmacist, and an FDA and health-care policy scholar at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. He was a professor of pharmacology and biotechnology at the Yale University School of Medicine, where he also served as a faculty member on the Yale Center for Bioethics. He was an FDA medical officer who was later appointed by the White House to serve on the FDA’s Senior Executive Leadership Team as senior adviser to the FDA Commissioner for drug safety, drug epidemiology, FDA science policy, and FDA regulatory affairs. His columns on drug safety and FDA policy regularly appear in the opinion section of Forbes.

David Gortler is a pharmacologist, a pharmacist, and an FDA and health-care policy scholar at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. He was a professor of pharmacology and biotechnology at the Yale University School of Medicine, where he also served as a faculty member on the Yale Center for Bioethics. He was an FDA medical officer who was later appointed by the White House to serve on the FDA’s Senior Executive Leadership Team as senior adviser to the FDA Commissioner for drug safety, drug epidemiology, FDA science policy, and FDA regulatory affairs. His columns on drug safety and FDA policy regularly appear in the opinion section of Forbes.