FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 7, 2007
Contact: HHS Press Office
Statement by Mike Leavitt, Secretary of Health and Human Services, On the Swearing In of Tevi Troy as HHS Deputy Secretary
I am pleased to announce that Tevi Troy was sworn in yesterday as the Department's 23rd Deputy Secretary. He brings solid policy experience and expertise to this position, as well as a strong commitment to improving the health of our nation.
In key leadership roles in the executive and legislative branches, Tevi has contributed much on the issues of health information technology, public health and childhood obesity, food and drug safety, welfare, and family and community services. His strong domestic policy skills, academic background, history of accomplishments, and enthusiasm all combine to make him a tremendous addition to the HHS leadership team. I am delighted to welcome Tevi to the Department and look forward to working closely with him.
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