Posts tagged "Georges Benjamin"
Vivek Murthy confirmed as 19th U.S. surgeon general

Vivek Murthy confirmed as 19th U.S. surgeon general

At long last, the U.S. has a new surgeon general — Dr. Vivek Murthy. APHA celebrates the confirmation.
America’s Health Rankings captures 25 years of state health data

America’s Health Rankings captures 25 years of state health data

Public health leaders discussed our nation's health successes and challenges at a live event in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the 25th edition of America’s Health Rankings: A Call to Action for Individuals & Their Communities.

APHA urges Senate to confirm surgeon general nominee

The fate of stalled U.S. surgeon general nominee Vivek Murthy rests with the Senate this week.

EPA proposes to decrease ozone’s harmful impacts

One day before Thanksgiving, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency extended public health its own thanks — and recognition — with a proposal to strengthen national air quality standards for ozone pollution.
APHA supports FDA’s new menu labeling rule

APHA supports FDA’s new menu labeling rule

Consumers will soon better know the nutrition content of food at chain restaurants and other food retailers, thanks to a new menu labeling rule announced today by FDA.
ACA Health Insurance Marketplace second open-enrollment begins today

ACA Health Insurance Marketplace second open-enrollment begins today

The chance to find affordable health coverage for you and your family is here again, starting today.
Lessons from Ebola: How schools can stay healthy

Lessons from Ebola: How schools can stay healthy

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, discusses how schools can take a risk-based approach to protect students and staff against health threats in a commentary published today in Education Week.
APHA provides science-based voice on Ebola

APHA provides science-based voice on Ebola

In the midst of the worst Ebola outbreak in history, APHA has been helping deliver expert, credible information about the outbreak and response efforts.
Ebola doesn't abide by borders

Ebola doesn’t abide by borders

Should the U.S. ban travel to Ebola-affected countries? APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin argues "no" in a commentary published today in U.S. News & World Report.
Experts: Public health delivers the best return

Experts: Public health delivers the best return

Pfizer Inc. Vice President of Medical External Affairs Jack Watters spoke at the National Health Research Forum in Washington, D.C., yesterday with a private-sector approach unlike his peers.
APHA’s Benjamin again named one of health care’s most influential leaders

APHA’s Benjamin again named one of health care’s most influential leaders

APHA Executive Director Georges Benjamin, MD, is considered an impactful change agent in health care — right up there with the president and private sector CEOs.

Burwell confirmed as new HHS secretary

Yesterday, the U.S. Senate voted 78-17 to confirm Sylvia Burwell as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Burwell will replace former HHS leader Kathleen Sebelius, who announced her resignation on April 10.