Santana: Newly Appointed Orange County Public Health Official Hired to Tackle Coronavirus Once Was Fined By State For Failing to Report Pharmaceutical Payments

Orange County’s newly-appointed Health Care Agency Director Clayton Chau – a well known clinician and public health executive known for his mental health expertise with immigrant communities – was fined by state authorities back in 2014 for failing to disclose lucrative drug company speaking fees from AstraZeneca and other pharmaceutical companies from 2009 to 2012 while he was worked as a top psychiatrist at HCA.