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Clinton Names Women’s Health Advisor

President Clinton announced Friday that Susan Blumenthal, M.D., M.P.A., will serve as Senior Adviser to the President for Women’s Health. She will develop of medical, scientific and health initiatives and policy relating to women’s health. Blumenthal will move from her current job as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Women’s Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and begin her work at the White House Nov. 1.

Blumenthal is Assistant Surgeon General and Rear Admiral in the United States Public Health Service, and a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown School of Medicine.

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White House press release - September 26, 1997