Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s son-in-law has informally advised his campaign’s coronavirus response plan, while serving in a senior advisory role with a venture capital firm that was fielding business pitches related to the outbreak.
Howard Krein is married to Ashley Biden, Joe and Dr. Jill Biden’s 39-year-old daughter, who has largely remained out of the spotlight.
Krein’s primary position is as a physician focused on facial plastic surgery and otolaryngology, a type of head and neck surgeon most commonly associated with an ear, nose and throat doctor.
He operates out of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, Pa., where he also serves as chief medical officer to StartUp Health, a venture capital firm that began focusing on technologies and other solutions to the coronavirus pandemic after the outbreak hit the US.
The next month, according to Bloomberg, Krein, 53, was among those who took part in daily calls during the month of April with Biden during which he