Top 25 Minority Leaders
Assistant Secretary and Medical director ,
Joxel Garcia is now an HHS assistant secretary and medical director of the Public Health Service and also serves as a U.S. representative on the World Health Organization’s executive board. He had been senior vice president and senior medical adviser to Maximus Federal Services, a publicly traded company that reviews denied appeals for Medicare managed-care claims. A physician trained in obstetrics and gynecology, Garcia, 46, is also a board member of the National Forum for Latino Healthcare Executives. He also had been deputy director of the Pan American Health Organization and was commissioner of Connecticut's Department of Public Health.