|Surgeon General of the United States|
April 21, 2017 – September 5, 2017
|Preceded by||Vivek Murthy|
|Succeeded by||Jerome Adams|
|Alma mater||Hampton University (B.S.N.) |
University of Maryland, Baltimore (M.S.), (Ph.D.)
|Branch/service||USPHS Commissioned Corps|
|Years of service||1992–present|
As surgeon general, she directs the operations of the USPHS Commissioned Corps and communicates scientific information to advance the health of the nation. Previously, she was the deputy surgeon general. She has served as the chief nurse officer of the USPHS, since November 2013.
References[change | change source]
- "Surgeon general dismissed, replaced by Trump administration". USA Today. Retrieved 2017-04-22.
- (OSG), Office of the Surgeon General. "Biography of the Deputy Surgeon General". www.surgeongeneral.gov. Retrieved 2017-02-28.