MADISON (WKOW) -- A University of Wisconsin-Madison professor is heading to Washington to take a job at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Alta Charo will be a senior adviser in the Office of Commissioner. She starts August 30.
Charo is a national expert in bioethics. She worked on President Obama's FDA transition team, and was a member of President Clinton's administration, too.
The appointment is for one year, and she will remain a UW employee during that time.
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