, March 2, 2009 –
“The American Public Health Association (APHA) welcomes President Obama’s nomination
today of Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
“Gov. Sebelius’ knowledge of health policy issues and the importance of ensuring that all Americans have access to affordable, quality health services, as well as her experience working across party lines, make her an excellent choice.
“APHA looks forward to working with Gov. Sebelius in the coming months as we strive to ensure that public health and prevention are core elements of our national commitment to health system reform.”