Alex Michael Azar II was confirmed to serve as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services by the United States Senate on January 24, 2018.

The District Policy Group has prepared a background memorandum on Mr. Azar that includes an overview of his career and his on-the-record expressed opinions on relevant topics, as well as the response to his appointment from Members of Congress and other stakeholders.

In case you missed earlier District Policy Group Cabinet background memos, you can find the full archive here.

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Read the full background memo