4000.0 Helen Rodriguez-Trias Breakfast: Health Reform and the Latino Population, Dr. Dora Hughes

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 8:00 AM
Dr. Dora Hughes is Counselor for Public Health and Science to the US Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Dr. Hughes advised President Obama during the 2008 Presidential Campaign on a broad range of health issues and helped develop his national policy and legislative agenda. She previously served as Deputy Director for Health for the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions in the United States Senate. Prior to working on Capitol Hill, Dr. Hughes served as Senior Program Officer at The Commonwealth Fund, a national health foundation in New York City. Dr. Hughes completed medical school at Vanderbilt University, and residency at Brigham & Women's Hospital. As a CHUF Fellow, she completed her M.P.H. at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Hughes is board-certified in internal medicine.

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