Sidney Wolfe, MD

Founder and Senior Adviser


Dr. Sidney M. Wolfe is an expert on issues of drug safety, health care policy, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and hospital oversight, OSHA, medical devices, Medicare and Medicaid and doctor discipline. He served as director of Public Citizen’s Health Research Group from 1971 to 2013. He was a member of the FDA’s Drug Safety and Risk Management Committee from 2008 to 2012. He has worked as a researcher at the National Institutes of Health specializing in aspects of blood-clotting and alcoholism and worked as an adjunct professor of internal medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Media Appearances:
Sidney has appeared on CNBC, CBS, NPR, ABC, NBC, PBS and Fox News, and has been quoted in publications such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, USA Today, The Los Angeles Times and The Washington Post.