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Eric Hargan

American civil servant

Eric David Hargan (born June 3, 1968) is an American lawyer. From October 2017 to January 2018, he was the acting United States Secretary of Health and Human Services. He is the current United States Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, assuming office on October 6, 2017.[1] Hargan previously acted in this role from 2003 to 2007 in the George W. Bush administration.

Eric Hargan
Eric D. Hargan official photo.jpg
United States Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services
Assumed office
October 6, 2017
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byBill Corr
United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
Acting
In office
October 10, 2017 – January 25, 2018
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byDon J. Wright (Acting)
Succeeded byAlex Azar
In office
February 4, 2007 – August 2007
Acting
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byAlex M. Azar II
Succeeded byTevi Troy
Personal details
Born
Eric David Hargan

(1968-06-03) June 3, 1968 (age 51)
Mounds, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Children2
EducationHarvard University (BA)
Columbia University (JD)}

On October 10, 2017, President Donald Trump appointed Hargan as acting United States Secretary of Health and Human Services.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Eric Hargan sworn in as HHS deputy secretary". Fierce Healthcare. October 6, 2017. Retrieved 2017-10-06.
  2. "Trump Announces Eric Hargan as Acting HHS Secretary". KTLA. October 10, 2017. Retrieved October 10, 2017.