David Shulkin, LaVerne Council Nominated for Top VA Health, IT Roles

Veterans Affairs Department logoThe White House has nominated David Shulkin as undersecretary for health and LaVerne Council as assistant secretary for information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Army Times reported Wednesday.

Leo Shane III writes Shulkin, who is president of Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey, was recommended by the search committee to succeed former VA Health Undersecretary Robert Petzel.

He has served as CEO of New York’s Beth Israel Medical Center and founded DoctorQuality.

Council is currently chief executive of Council Advisory Services and has been a member of the March of Dimes Foundation board of trustees and an executive at DellJohnson & Johnson and Ernst & Young.

The position of assistant secretary for information and technology at VA has been vacant for two years, Shane reports.

You may also be interested in...

Angie Lewis

Angie Lewis to Lead Naval Tech Development as NSWC Crane’s Technical Director

Angie Lewis, formerly business director and corporate operations department manager at Naval Surface Warfare Center's (NSWC) Crane Division, has been appointed to serve as the division's technical director. Lewis brings over three decades of experience to the role, with a record of supporting corporate, resource planning, customer outreach and programmatic efforts at NSWC Crane. 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *