Government Appointments

Apr 9, 2021
AHA voices support for Biden nominee, Andrea Palm, for HHS Deputy Secretary.
Feb 18, 2021
The AHA today sent letters to leaders of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions and the Senate Committee on Finance expressing the association’s support for Xavier Becerra to be the next Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Jan 7, 2020
Brad Smith, former chief operating officer for Anthem’s Diversified Business Group, will serve as director of the Center for Medicare…
Dec 12, 2019
The Senate today voted 72-18 to confirm Stephen Hahn, M.D., as Food and Drug Administration commissioner.
Dec 3, 2019
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today voted 18-5 to approve President’s Trump nomination of Stephen Hahn, M.D., to lead the Food and Drug Administration as commissioner.
Nov 22, 2019
Thomas Engels was promoted this month to administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration after serving as acting administrator since August.
Nov 20, 2019
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee today held a hearing on President’s Trump nomination of Stephen Hahn, M.D., to lead the Food and Drug Administration as commissioner.
Nov 1, 2019
The AHA welcomes the nomination of Dr. Stephen Hahn, a renowned oncologist and physician leader, to be the next commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. As the chief medical executive at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Hahn leads the medical practice at one of the…
Nov 1, 2019
President Trump today announced his intention to nominate Stephen Hahn, M.D., to lead the Food and Drug Administration.
Oct 17, 2019
President Trump yesterday nominated Sarah Arbes to be assistant secretary for legislation at the Department of Health and Human Services.