Indian-American Doctor Atul Gawande Included In Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Taskforce
Washington: Indian-American doctor Atul Gawande became part of the US President-elect Joe Biden-led coronavirus advisory board that was announced on Monday.
The 55-year-old surgeon from Boston, in a tweet, oozed confidence that the pandemic can be brought under control, and lives and livelihoods can be saved.
According to a Republic World report, Gawande is a surgeon at Boston-based Brigham and Women’s Hospital and serves as a professor at Harvard Medical School. He also serves as a Professor of Health Policy and Management at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health.
I’m grateful and honored to be asked to serve and to contribute to ending this pandemic. We have runaway spread right now. But I am confident we can get the virus under control, save lives and livelihoods, and bring people back together again. https://t.co/zFvLX2xOCn
— Atul Gawande (@Atul_Gawande) November 9, 2020
Known for his writings and books about the medical field, Gawande was also a senior advisor in the US Department of Health and Human Services under former President Bill Clinton.
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