Author Archives: Mark Senak

Weekly Roundup 9.22.17

Today marks the beginning of autumn and the summer of 2017 is over. The first turning of trees has begun and leaves and acorns are dropping on lawns. The linens have left our closets and we are beginning to think … Continue reading

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New FDA Directions – Part 3 – Opioids

In this third, and final installment on new directions for FDA under the watch of a new Commissioner, we turn to the issue of opioids. When Dr. Robert Califf was being considered for confirmation as FDA Commissioner he faced a … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup 9.15.17

One season winds down, another offers hints of a beginning. I am afraid that both the regular Weekly Roundup as well as regular postings have lately been interrupted by some domestic issues that came up for me as well as … Continue reading

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Weekly Roundup – 9.1.17

As hurricane season made itself felt this week, summer seems over in the east. Kids are back to school and this weekend summer whites and linens have their final appearance before next Memorial Day. Meanwhile it was a very busy … Continue reading

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My Moment with Jay Thomas

A departure from the usual FDA fare. The blog is meant to cover FDA issues, but also various aspects of communications. This is a story about media training, sort of. Jay Thomas died yesterday. He was 69 years old. He … Continue reading

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