Allan Coukell on FDA Reform Act of 2012

Allan Coukell, deputy director of the Medical Safety Portfolio of the Pew Health Group, talked about the drug safety. Earlier in the… read more

Allan Coukell, deputy director of the Medical Safety Portfolio of the Pew Health Group, talked about the drug safety. Earlier in the week, the House passed the Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012 by a vote of 387-5. This legislation gives the FDA the funding it needs to approve new drugs and medical devices more quickly and improves inspection. The Senate passed a similar bill the previous week and a final draft of legislation is expected early the next month. Mr. Coukell responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. close

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Jun 2, 2012

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  • Jun 02, 2012 | 9:20am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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