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  • Readout of HHS Secretary Azar’s Listening Session with State PDMP Leaders
    On Thursday, HHS Secretary Alex Azar held a listening session with state officials who work on prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) in the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. The Secretary was joined by Acting CDC Director Anne Schuchat and staff from other parts of HHS, including CDC and the Office of […]
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  • HHS Secretary Azar to Name Robert R. Redfield, M.D., Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    On Wednesday, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that Secretary Alex Azar will name Robert R. Redfield, M.D., as the 18th Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Upon the announcement, Secretary Azar issued the following statement: “Dr. Redfield has dedicated his entire life to […]
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