Following a dramatic but brief tenure as commissioner, Stephen Hahn, M.D. used Twitter to leave his departing remarks on the morning of the inauguration.
The agency has altered its import screening to accelerate the availability of PPEs.
The resignation will be effective in about a month, according to reports.
The new commissioner was confirmed in a 57 to 42 vote.
The president’s selection is drawing criticism due to reported ties with the pharmaceutical industry.