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Trump to tap Scott Gottlieb to head FDA-White House official

WASHINGTON, March 10 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to nominate Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a physician and conservative health policy expert, to head the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a White House official confirmed on Friday.

Gottlieb, 44, is a resident fellow at the conservative American Enterprise Institute think tank and a partner at a large venture capital fund.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Jonathan Oatis)