David Gortler, PharmD


Dr. David Gortler is a pharmacologist, pharmacist, and an FDA and health care policy fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, DC.  He was a professor of pharmacology and biotechnology at the Yale University School of Medicine, where he served at Yale’s Bioethicist Center and 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 advisor to the FDA Commissioner for drug safety, FDA science policy, and FDA regulatory affairs.   He is a regular columnist at Forbes, where he writes on drug safety, healthcare, and FDA policy.