Karen DeSalvo M.D.

Karen DeSalvo M.D.

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Karen DeSalvo M.D. was a Commissioner for the Health Department in the New Orleans, LA with four videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2007 House Committee as an Executive Director for Covenant House in the Tulane University. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 808 views per program as a National Coordinator for Health Information Technology in the Department of Health and Human Services.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2014 - Present National Coordinator, Health Information Technology, Department of Health and Human Services Videos: 1 c. March 14, 2007 - Present Executive Director, Covenant House, Tulane University Videos: 1 c. October 1, 2014 - Present Acting Assistant Secretary, Health, Department of Health and Human Services Videos: 0


Commissioner, Health Department, New Orleans, LA January 1, 2011 - January 1, 2014 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Hurricane Preparation and the Elderly

    Hurricane Preparation and the Elderly

    The Senate Special Aging Committee held a hearing focusing on disaster planning and response to ensure the health and safety…

  • Cancer Prevention

    Cancer Prevention

    Cancer researchers and public health experts talked about cancer prevention efforts, including campaigns to promote…

  • Improving Disease Treatment

    Improving Disease Treatment

    Dr. Francis Collins was among the three witnesses who updated the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee on President Obama’s…

  • Post-Katrina Health Care

    Post-Katrina Health Care

    Witnesses testified about continuing concerns and immediate needs for health care in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina.

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