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f it feels like you’ve been hearing from the head of the Food and Drug Administration a lot lately, you’re not imagining it.

It’s a rare day here at STAT when we don’t receive in our inboxes a “Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D.” — or at least find him prominently quoted in another new FDA press release. Then there are all his blog posts. His speeches. His congressional testimony. And, of course, his tweets.

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  • Now that you’ve gotten mired in Gottlieb word count, please address the content. I’d say, based on STAT News reportage and those of many other outlets, the man has ‘something worthwhile to say.’ On the other hand, maybe I’m only seeing the ‘cream of the crop’?

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