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Biden picks transgender woman Dr. Rachel Levine as assistant health secretary

1 month ago   |   By WBALTV

President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
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Biden's pick for assistant health secretary would be the first transgender person confirmed by the Senate

Biden's pick for assistant health secretary would be the first transgender person confirmed by the Senate

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday announced his intention to nominate Dr. Rachel Levine , a physician and Pennsylvania's current secretary of health, to serve as assistant health secretary in his administration. Levine would be the first transgender person to serve in the Cabinet and the first to be confirmed by the US Senate.
"Dr. Rachel Levine will bring the steady leadership and essential expertise we need to get people through this pandemic - no matter their zip code, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability - and meet the public...
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Biden's Pick for Big HHS Role a Historic First

Biden's Pick for Big HHS Role a Historic First

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Xavier Becerra has a new No. 2 at Health and Human Services. The AP reports that President-elect Joe Biden has picked Dr. Rachel Levine, Pennsylvania's current health secretary, to serve as his assistant health secretary under Becerra, who has been nominated by Biden to be the nation's top health official...
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Biden selects transgender doctor Rachel Levine as assistant health secretary

Biden selects transgender doctor Rachel Levine as assistant health secretary

1 month ago   |   By The Washington Post

“She is a historic and deeply qualified choice to help lead our administration's health efforts,” Joe Biden said of Rachel Levine.
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