Monday, February 23, 2009

Obama names N.D. woman rural health boss

While President Obama does not yet have a secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services, he does have a new rural health administrator. On Friday, Obama named Mary Wakefield as the administrator of the Health Resources and Services Administration. Wakefield has served as the director of the Center for Rural Health at the University of North Dakota, and is "described by the White House as one of the nation’s top rural healthcare professionals," writes Foon Rhee for The Boston Globe. (Read more)

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