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Xavier Becerra is the 25th Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Andrea Palm is the Deputy Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Office of the Secretary
Chief Administrative Law Judge, Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA)
Acting General Counsel (OGC)
Assistant Secretary for Administration (ASA)
Acting Assistant Secretary for Financial Resources (ASFR)
Director, Intergovernmental and External Affairs (IEA)
Acting Director, Office of Civil Rights (OCR)
Acting Inspector General (OIG)
Rebecca Haffajee, J.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Acting Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE)
Rachel L. Levine, M.D.
Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH)
Assistant Secretary for Public Affairs (ASPA)
Chief of Staff
Vice Admiral Vivek H. Murthy, MD, MBA
U.S. Surgeon General
Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
Loyce Pace, MPH
Director, Office of Global Affairs (OGA)
Acting Assistant Secretary for Legislation (ASL)
The Honorable Constance B. Tobias
Chair, Departmental Appeals Board (DAB)
National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
Janet L.D. Vogel
Acting Chief Information Officer (CIO)
Acting Administrator for the Administration for Community Living (ACL)
Administrator, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
Acting Assistant Secretary, Administration for Children and Families (ACF)
Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Miriam E. Delphin-Rittmon, Ph.D.
Administrator, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
Diana Espinosa, MPP
Acting Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Acting Director, Indian Health Service (IHS)
David Meyers, M.D.
Acting Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
Rochelle P. Walensky, MD, MPH
Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Acting Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration (FDA)