HHS Launches Calculator Tool to Help Health Administrators, Clinicians Improve Capacity to Treat COVID-19 Patients with Monoclonal Antibodies
Dawn O’Connell Sworn in as the New ASPR
Dawn O’Connell was sworn in Monday, June 28, as the fourth Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The ASPR serves as HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra’s principle advisor on public health emergencies, and her office leads the nation in preventing, responding to, and recovering from the adverse health effects of man-made and naturally occurring disasters. The office coordinates interagency activities between HHS, other federal agencies, and state and local officials responsible for emergency preparedness and the protection of the civilian population from public health emergencies.