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Obama nominating Dr. Vivek Murthy of Harvard and Brigham and Women’s as surgeon general

Excerpt of an article published in The Boston Globe on the next surgeon general.

President Obama will nominate Dr. Vivek Murthy of Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital as surgeon general of the United States, the White House announced Thursday night.

“We share a belief that access to quality health care is a basic human right,” Brigham president Dr. Betsy Nabel said in a statement about Murthy. “I am confident that he will be a passionate advocate and that he will have an extraordinary impact as our nation’s surgeon general.”

Read the full article here.

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