AAPCHO Congratulates Dr. Vivek Murthy on his Swearing-In as U.S. Surgeon General

March 25, 2021
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WASHINGTONToday, the Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations (AAPCHO) released the following statement regarding Dr. Vivek Murthy swearing-in as U.S. Surgeon General.

Jeffrey B. Caballero, AAPCHO’s executive director, said:

“AAPCHO congratulates Dr. Vivek Murthy on his confirmation as U.S. Surgeon General. Dr. Murthy is a renowned expert who has demonstrated time and again his commitment to health equity for low-income and underserved communities, including Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. We look forward to working with Dr. Murthy, as he is a life-long champion for expanding health care access.” 


AAPCHO is a national association of community health organizations dedicated to promoting advocacy, collaboration and leadership that improves the health status and access of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. For more information on AAPCHO, please visit


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