U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health, Howard K. Koh, M.D., M.P.H., Speaks at UC Davis Dean's Lecture

The UC Davis School of Medicine Dean's Lecture was held on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, featuring Dr. Howard K. Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. At the event, Dr. Koh discussed keys to being a leader in public health and ways to improve the nation's health. As the Assistant Secretary for Health,  Dr. Koh is dedicated to the mission of creating better public health systems. He oversees 14 core public health offices, as well as 10 regional health offices across the nation and 10 Presidential and Secretarial advisory committees. Dr. Koh is also a strong advocate for Asian American health, leading the nation's focus on addressing the burden of Hepatitis B and liver cancer that disproportionately affects Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders.  

To view the complete lecture, click here.

For more information about the national action plan for the prevention, care, and treatment of viral hepatitis, click here.