The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) applauds the appointment of Dr. Rachel Levine to Assistant Secretary for Health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services by President Joe Biden.


Having served as the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Secretary of Health and physician general, Dr. Levine brings deep experience in improving the health and quality of life of individuals, families, communities and populations through disease prevention and health promotion — the core mission of ACPM. Through her leadership of Pennsylvania’s public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Levine understands the strained infrastructure of health and healthcare in this country, and what it will take to prepare it for the future. ACPM stands ready to assist Dr. Levine and HHS to meet the needs and growing demands of public health in order to save lives, create healthier communities and transform our healthcare system.”

Stephanie Zaza, MD, MPH, FACPM
President, American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM)

The American College of Preventive Medicine (ACPM) is professional medical society of more than 2,000 preventive medicine physicians – licensed medical doctors (MD) or doctors of osteopathy (DO) who possess expertise in a broad range of health care skills, including biostatistics, epidemiology, planning and evaluation of health services, management of health care organizations, research, and the practice of prevention in clinical settings. For additional information about ACPM, visit

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