Scott Gottlieb joins Pfizer's board
Scott Gottlieb is getting closer to the industry he regulated. Photo: Chuck Kennedy for Axios
The big picture: Since leaving the Trump administration roughly 3 months ago, Gottlieb has rejoined a conservative think tank and a venture capital firm that has pharmaceutical investments. Cycling between public office and well-paying private sector companies has become commonplace among FDA officials as well as other top health agency leaders.