Rachel Maddow reports on the resignation of CDC chief Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald after conflicts surrounding her purchase of stocks was exposed by Politico,...
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald's resignation earlier this week as head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides important lessons for potential appointees and their advisers.
Note: The Trump appointed CDC director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald has resigned in part because her financial portfolio includes tobacco stocks. Tobacco science was used to stave off lawsuits regarding cancer deaths from smoking. Tobacco science has become its own phrase...
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, resigned Wednesday following reports that she bought shares in a tobacco company, among other financial dealings that presented a conflict of interest. Show More Summary
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald resigned Wednesday as director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention less than a day after a Politico report that she bought shares in a tobacco company after assuming office an apparent conflict of interest for the head of the country's public health agency.
President Donald Trump's top public health official resigned Wednesday amid mounting questions about financial conflicts of interest. Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald's resignation comes one day after POLITICO reported that one month into her tenure as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, she bought shares in a tobacco company. Show More Summary
Tea Party hack and snake oil salesperson Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald will step down from the top spot at the CDC, the anti-vax, anti-choice, homophobic medloons of AAPS start polishing up their CVs. The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Brenda Fitzgerald, MD, has resigned, according to multiple media reports. The news comes […]
A spokesperson for newly confirmed Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar announced on Wednesday that the director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, had resigned earlier in the morning. The HHS spokesperson said that Azar had accepted Fitzgerald’s resignation, who resigned “due to the nature of…financial interests” from […]
(Reuters) - Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald has resigned her post as director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over financial conflicts of interest, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesda...
Dr. Fitzgerald left the agency in the middle of a flu epidemic following a report in Politico that Ms. Fitzgerald traded in tobacco stocks.
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald has resigned from her job running the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after Politico broke a story that she had purchased tobacco stocks shortly after taking her job at the agency, which has a mission...Show More Summary
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention chief Brenda Fitzgerald has resigned because of investment issues, the government says. This article will be updated.
CDC Director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald resigned after a report said she traded Japan Tobacco while leading the agency. "Dr. Fitzgerald owns certain complex financial interests that have imposed a broad recusal limiting her ability to complete...Show More Summary
CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald resigned this morning amid a tobacco stock purchase scandal that was revealed yesterday by Politico. "This morning Secretary Azar accepted Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald’s resignation,” HHS says in emailed release. Show More Summary
CNBC is reporting that CDC head Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald resigned this morning. Yesterday multiple outlets reported that she purchased stock in a global Big Tobacco company after Trump appointed her to the post. After assuming the CDC leadership...Show More Summary
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Of the 30 U.S. children who have died from the flu so far this season, some 85 percent had not been vaccinated, said Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, who urged Americans to get flu shots amid one of the most severe flu seasons in years.
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald said she would consider taking money from Coke for C.D.C. programs despite the agency’s having cut ties with the company in the past.
When HHS Secretary Dr. Tom Price announced that Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald would be the new CDC Director, he breathed a sigh of relief because in her previous job as Georgia Commissioner of Public Health she was suitably pro-vaccine and pro-science. He should have looked a bit closer and gone a few years further back.
Georgia’s Public Health Commissioner Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald has been named by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price as the 17th director of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). Show More Summary
Georgia’s public health commissioner, Brenda Fitzgerald, will succeed Dr. Tom Frieden as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Continue reading ? The post Brenda Fitzgerald named new CDC director appeared first on PBS NewsHour.