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Drexel Professor Named Philadelphia Health Commissioner

Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter has appointed Dr. James Buehler, a professor in the department of health management and policy in the Drexel University School of Public Health, as the city’s new Health Commissioner. Dr. Buehler has more than 30 years of public health experience having served as a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Public Health Service, senior scientist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta and public health professor at Drexel University and Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health. A graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the School of Medicine of the University of California, Dr. Buehler is certified by the American Boards of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine.

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