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Obama nominates Catholic Health Association board member as surgeon general

July 14, 2009

President Barack Obama has nominated Dr. Regina Benjamin, a member of the board of trustees of the Catholic Health Association, as United States surgeon general. The founder and CEO of a rural Alabama health clinic, Dr. Benjamin was awarded the papal Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Cross in 2006. She also serves on the board of the American Medical Association and is a recipient of the MacArthur Genius Award.

 


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