Dr. David Gortler is a former fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center.
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Under Biden, every single bad decision at the FDA has been addressed with spin, closed ranks, finger-pointing, excuses, obfuscation, withholding of documents, and accusing critics of race-based motives.
The New American
/ August 2, 2022
Should oral contraceptives be obtained without a prescription from a medical provider, a number of critical assessments will be overlooked.
/ July 26, 2022
While the FDA pushes vaccines on all age groups—claiming that a dire COVID-19 public health emergency still exists—the White House appears perfectly comfortable with the CDC’s April 1 decision to terminate a public health authority meant to prevent the spread of COVID-19 across our borders.
/ July 15, 2022
The FDA’s current way of doing things is badly outdated and has proven to be politically unworkable, unreliable, and unsafe.
The Pharmacy Times
/ July 13, 2022
Under President Biden, our own federal agencies don’t agree if we are in a health emergency or not.
/ June 30, 2022
If the COVID-19 vaccines really were safe and effective, you would think the FDA employees would have already returned to work, setting an example for employees all over the country.
/ June 28, 2022
The Biden administration is paying $10.6 billion in taxpayer money for Pfizer’s unoriginal and ineffective Covid-19 drug, Paxlovid.
The American Conservative
/ June 28, 2022
There is no need for a primary series of COVID-19 vaccines for children. The young have a decreased benefit from COVID-19 vaccination but are also at a greater safety risk. Plus, many children have already had COVID and have the benefits of naturally acquired immunity.
/ June 15, 2022
The FDA appears to have lost its high standard for drug safety and efficacy, and it is the American public who will suffer.
/ June 9, 2022
EPPC Fellow David Gortler submitted a comment to the FDA for a public advisory meeting of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee opposing Emergency Use Authorization requests by Moderna and Pfizer for Covid vaccines for children.
EPPC Fellow David Gortler submitted a public comment to the Food and Drug Administration on a public advisory committee meeting of the Vaccines and Related Biological Products Advisory Committee to discuss an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) request by Novavax for a vaccine to prevent COVID-19 in individuals 18 years of age and older.
America’s top FDA official uses his appointed pulpit to make sweeping claims about public health without a single iota of evidence, while ignoring information which could actually benefit Americans.
/ June 6, 2022