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2 Indian-Americans In Joe Biden 11 Key Nominations



Rahul Gupta is the nominee for Director of National Drug Control Policy, United States.


President Joe Biden on Tuesday (native time) introduced his intent to appoint 11 people together with two Indian-Americans to serve in key roles.

As per the White House assertion, the nominated individuals are – Gabe Camarillo, Alan Estevez, Jeff Lane Flake, Kent Doyle Logsdon, Lisa Wang, Chester John Culver, Rich Trumka Jr, James A Diossa, Terrence Okay Wright; with two Indian-Americans Rahul Gupta and Atul Gawande.

Rahul Gupta is the nominee for Director of National Drug Control Policy, whereas Atul Gawande is the nominee for Assistant Administrator of the Bureau for Global Health, United States Agency for International Development.

The son of an Indian diplomat, Rahul Gupta was born in India and grew up within the suburbs of Washington, D.C. He is a nationwide and international thought chief and a driver of revolutionary public insurance policies on well being points. Dr Gupta serves as an advisor to a number of organizations and process forces on native, nationwide and worldwide public well being coverage. He additionally led the event of the state’s Zika motion plan and its preparedness efforts in the course of the Ebola Virus Disease Outbreak.

Atul Gawande can also be founder and chair of Ariadne Labs, a joint middle for well being programs innovation at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, and of Lifebox, a nonprofit group making surgical procedure safer globally.

During the coronavirus pandemic, he co-founded CIC Health, which operates COVID-19 testing and vaccination nationally, and served as a member of the Biden transition COVID-19 Advisory Board.

In addition, Atul Gupta has been a employees author for The New Yorker journal since 1998 and written 4 New York Times best-selling books: Complications, Better, The Checklist Manifesto, and Being Mortal.

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