WASHINGTON — Dr. Scott Gottlieb makes no apologies for his work with the pharma industry. He’s proud to say he’s helped launch a bevy of biotech startups. And he believes that his experience financing and advising drug companies can help him be a smarter, savvier commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.
He’ll get a chance to make that case on Wednesday at his confirmation hearing. Here, five questions we’d like to see the senators ask: