HIDA Government Affairs Alert

December 10, 2020

Biden Transition: Healthcare Nominations and Appointments

President-elect Joe Biden this week announced key nominations and appointments to his health team, including:

  • Xavier Becerra for Secretary of Health and Human Services;
  • Dr. Vivek Murthy for Surgeon General
  • Dr. Rochelle Walensky for Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith for COVID-19 Equity Task Force Chair
  • Dr. Anthony Fauci for Chief Medical Advisor to the President on COVID-19 and will also continue in his role as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Jeff Zients for Coordinator of the COVID-19 Response and Counselor to the President

HIDA’s latest Political Insights provides an overview of the respective nominee and appointee backgrounds.

Click here to view HIDA’s latest Political Insights document.


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