Nomination of Robert J. Rubin To Be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services
The President today announced his intention to nominate Robert J. Rubin to be Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services (Planning and Evaluation).
Dr. Rubin is a physician, specializing in nephrology. He was chief of the renal division of Lemuel Shattuck Hospital in Boston, Mass., and also served as assistant dean for government affairs, Tufts University School of Medicine. Since 1979 Dr. Rubin has been a consultant to the U.S. Senate Committee on Human Resources, where he worked closely with Senator Schweiker in developing health legislation. In 1972-74 he was epidemic intelligence officer, Respiratory Disease and Special Pathogens Viral Diseases Division, Center for Disease Control.
Dr. Rubin was graduated from Williams College (A.B., 1966) and Cornell University Medical College (M.D., 1970).
Dr. Rubin is married, has two children, and resides in Lexington, Mass. He was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on February 7, 1946.
Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Robert J. Rubin To Be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/247090