Alex M. Azar II was sworn in as the 24th Secretary of Health and Human Services on January 25, 2018. He has spent his career working in both the public and private sectors, as an attorney and in senior leadership roles focused on advancing healthcare reform, research, and innovation. Secretary Azar has laid out three guiding strategies for HHS’s programs: facilitating patient-centered healthcare markets, protecting life and lives, and promoting independence.
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