By Tracy Kawabata, Asian MBA Staff Editor.
NEW YORK - January 14, 2015.
It’s been a little under a month since the Office of the Surgeon General re-opened with its new leader, Indian American M.D. and M.B.A. Dr. Vivek Murthy, at the helm.
The delay in the Senate following Murthy’s nomination by the President in 2013 left Americans without a strong voice on public health for over a year, notably following the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the panic surrounding its spread this past autumn to American soil.
Widely applauded in public health and medical communities, Murthy graduated from Harvard magna cum laude in three years, going on to obtain an M.B.A. and an M.D. from Yale. At 37 years old, he is the youngest to occupy the post to date, and not unlike the bright, young community organizer-cum-politician who nominated him, he could be reasonably criticized as a contender due to his age and relative lack of experience.
But one thing that hasn’t been much discusse
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