Biden Picks Dr. Rachel Levine, Transgender Woman, As Assistant Health Secretary In Historic First

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CBS News reports that President-elect Joe Biden announced Tuesday that he has nominated Dr. Rachel Levine to serve as assistant secretary for health at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and if confirmed by the Senate, Levine would be the first openly transgender federal official in a Senate-confirmed role, according to the Biden-Harris transition team.

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