Donna Shalala

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Donna Shalala
Donna Shalala, official portrait, 116th Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 27th district
In office
January 3, 2019 – January 3, 2021
Preceded byIleana Ros-Lehtinen
Succeeded byMaria Elvira Salazar
President of the Clinton Foundation
In office
March 6, 2015 – April 25, 2017
Preceded byBruce Lindsey
Succeeded byKevin Thurm
5th President of the University of Miami
In office
June 1, 2001 – August 16, 2015
Preceded byEdward T. Foote II
Succeeded byJulio Frenk
18th United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
In office
January 22, 1993 – January 20, 2001
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byLouis Wade Sullivan
Succeeded byTommy Thompson
Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, Madison
In office
January 1, 1988 – January 22, 1993
Preceded byBernard Cecil Cohen
Succeeded byDavid Ward
Personal details
Donna Edna Shalala

(1941-02-14) February 14, 1941 (age 82)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationWestern College (BA)
Syracuse University (MA, PhD)

Donna Edna Shalala (/ʃəˈllə/ 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.[1] 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. Amy Chozick (March 6, 2015). "Donna Shalala to Lead Clinton Foundation". The New York Times First Draft. Retrieved March 7, 2015.

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