secretary of health and human services

secretary of health and human services

noun
1. the person who holds the secretaryship of the Department of Health and Human Services; "the first Secretary of Health and Human Services was Patricia Roberts Harris who was appointed by Carter" 
2. the position of the head of the Department of Health and Human Services; "the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services was created by Congress in 1979" 
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