Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA
The 18th Surgeon General of the United States (2009-2013)
She led the nation’s Public Health Service Commission Corps, and now, America’s Doctor returns to where it all started four decades ago. The 18th Surgeon General of the United States (2009-2013) Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA, has been appointed as the nola.com/The Times-Picayune Endowed Chair in Public Health at her alma mater, where she received a B.S. in chemistry in 1979.
As the Endowed Chair she is positioned to lead and mentor faculty and students, provide leadership in developing curriculum, address and research critical issues surrounding chronic disease and promote an aggressive public health agenda.
As the 18th Surgeon General of the United States she provided the public with the best scientific information available on how to improve their health and the health of the nation. She will continue her important work at Xavier through a number of different initiatives.
Announcement Press Release www.xula.edu/mediarelations/2013_RB_release.pdf
Dr. Regina Benjamin Bio www.xula.edu/mediarelations/2013_RB_bio.pdf
Public Health Sciences Fact Sheet, www.xula.edu/mediarelations/2013_RB_phsfacts.pdf
Xavier University of Louisiana Fact Sheet www.xula.edu/mediarelations/2013_RB_xufacts.pdf
Public Health Sciences Brochure, www.xula.edu/mediarelations/2013_RB_phsbrochure.pdf
Xavier Admissions Brochure, http://issuu.com/xavier-university/docs/viewbook_chapel