Two physicians were named Friday to the Presidential Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health. The advisory group, which is part of HHS, was created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Obama names two docs to health advisory group
The group's members are appointed by the president and will provide feedback and policy recommendations on prevention and management of chronic diseases, integrative health and the promotion of healthy lifestyles.
The new physician members are Dr. Richard Binder, medical director at McKesson Corp./US Oncology and a professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and Georgetown University School of Medicine, and Dr. Judith Palfrey, the T. Berry Brazelton professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and director of the Center for Global Pediatrics in the department of medicine at Boston Children's Hospital.
Send us a letter
Have an opinion about this story? Click here to submit a Letter to the Editor, and we may publish it in print.