Building a Health Culture in America

Louis W. Sullivan, MD

President Emeritus Louis W. Sullivan, MD, chairman of the Sullivan Alliance, and US Secretary of Health and Human Services under President George H.W. Bush, co-authored this piece calling for rebuilding our public health infrastructure, from ratcheting up biomedical research to reversing the chronic underfunding of local, state, and federal health services. “The confluence of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement has brought the nation to a moment when our society is focusing on racial, ethnic and gender equity, including health inequities. We should utilize this moment to find ways to eliminate these inequities and improve the health of Americans.” 

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