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For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
February 20, 2004

Personnel Announcement

President George W. Bush today announced his intention to nominate one individual to serve in his administration:

The President intends to nominate Mark McClellan, of the District of Columbia, to be the Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services at the Department of Health and Human Services. Currently, Dr. McClellan serves as Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration. He previously served as a member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. Prior to that position, he worked at Stanford University as an Associate Professor and Director of the Program on Health Outcomes Research. He was also an attending physician for internal medicine at Stanford Health Services. Dr. McClellan earned his bachelor's degree from the University of Texas, his master's degree from Harvard University, his medical degree from Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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