Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, answers a question from a Senate committee examining the federal response to the opioid addiction crisis, at the Capitol in Washington.
Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, answers a question from a Senate committee examining the federal response to the opioid addiction crisis, at the Capitol in Washington. J. Scott Applewhite AP
Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, answers a question from a Senate committee examining the federal response to the opioid addiction crisis, at the Capitol in Washington. J. Scott Applewhite AP

Jared Gilmour is a McClatchy national reporter based in San Francisco. He covers everything from health and science to politics and crime. He studied journalism at Northwestern University and grew up in North Dakota.