Rahul Gupta (born 1970 or 1971) is an American physician and politician. In July 2021, President Joe Biden nominated Gupta to serve as director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. He was born in Washington, D.C..
Gupta was in charge of the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department from 2009 to 2014. He became the director of the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health in 2015, and focused on reducing overdose deaths from the opioid epidemic.
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