The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert E. Windom to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (Health). He would succeed Edward N. Brandt, Jr.
Dr. Windom is a physician specializing in internal medicine in Sarasota, FL. He has been a clinical associate professor of internal medicine at the University of Miami School of Medicine since 1970 and a clinical professor of internal medicine at the University of South Florida School of Medicine since 1981. He has been a liaison to the Washington office of the American Medical Association, 1975-1986, and has served on the National Legislative Committee of the Florida Medical Association.
Dr. Windom graduated from Duke University (B.A., 1952; M.D., 1956). Dr. Windom is married, has three children, and resides in Sarasota, FL. He was born July 14, 1930, in Columbus, OH.