|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Florida's 27th district
January 3, 2019 – January 3, 2021
|Preceded by||Ileana Ros-Lehtinen|
|Succeeded by||Maria Elvira Salazar|
|President of the Clinton Foundation|
March 6, 2015 – April 25, 2017
|Preceded by||Bruce Lindsey|
|Succeeded by||Kevin Thurm|
|5th President of the University of Miami|
June 1, 2001 – August 16, 2015
|Preceded by||Edward T. Foote II|
|Succeeded by||Julio Frenk|
|18th United States Secretary of Health and Human Services|
January 22, 1993 – January 20, 2001
|Preceded by||Louis Wade Sullivan|
|Succeeded by||Tommy Thompson|
|Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, Madison|
January 1, 1988 – January 22, 1993
|Preceded by||Bernard Cecil Cohen|
|Succeeded by||David Ward|
Donna Edna Shalala
February 14, 1941
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
|Education||Western College (BA)|
Syracuse University (MA, PhD)
Donna Edna Shalala (// shə-LAY-lə; born February 14, 1941) is an American politician. She was the United States representative of Florida's 27th congressional district from January 3, 2019 to January 3, 2021.
She served as United States Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. She was the president of the University of Miami, a private university in Coral Gables, Florida, from 2001 through 2015.
In August 2018, she became the Democratic nominee for Florida's 27th Congressional District. She won the general election on November 6, 2018. She lost her re-election in 2020 to Republican Maria Elvira Salazar.
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Other websites[change | change source]
- President Donna E. Shalala’s Biography at the University of Miami.
- "America's Best Leaders: Q&A with Donna Shalala, President of the University of Miami, U.S. News & World Report, October 22, 2005.
- Donna Shalala Video produced by Makers: Women Who Make America
- President Donna E. Shalala Collection, 1980-1988, Hunter College Archives and Special Collections
- Appearances on C-SPAN