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SAMHSA News - September/October 2006, Volume 14, Number 5

Dr. Broderick Tapped for Interim Post

Eric B. Broderick, D.D.S., M.P.H., will guide SAMHSA in the interim period until President Bush nominates and the Senate confirms a new Administrator for the Agency.

Dr. Broderick’s career spans 33 years at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He is an Assistant Surgeon General, and a Rear Admiral, in the United States Public Health Service. His extensive experience includes managing public health programs focusing on mental health, substance abuse, and oral health for the Indian Health Service. In addition, he has expertise in health policy development and program assessment.

Dr. Broderick has served as SAMHSA’s Acting Deputy Administrator since March 2006. Between 2002 and 2005, he served as Senior Advisor for Tribal Health Policy in the Immediate Office of the Secretary, Office of Governmental Affairs.

Dr. Broderick obtained both his undergraduate and dental degrees from Indiana University. He was awarded a Master in Public Health degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1988. End of Article

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SAMHSA News - September/October 2006, Volume 14, Number 5