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Department of Nursing Welcomes:

Herb K. Schultz


Topic: National Health Care Innovation


Thursday, October 11, 2012

Guzman Lecture Hall, Dominican Campus

1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

A Presidential appointment, Mr. Schultz serves as the Regional Director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Region IX. Region IX includes the states of Arizona, California, Nevada, Hawaii; the territories of American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, and Guam; as well as the island nations of the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau. He serves as HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius' key representative in the Region, ensuring that close contact is maintained by the federal government with state, local, tribal, and territorial governmental officials on a wide range of health and social service issues such as the new health care reform. Mr. Schultz received his BA in Political Science and International Studies from The American University in Washington, DC and has a Masters Degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University, also in Washington, DC.  


For more information, contact Ellen Christiansen, RN, MSN



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