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HHS Tick-Borne Disease Working Group Member Resigns

Working Group Member Resigns (posted March 8, 2018) A member of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group, Karen Vanderhoof-Forschner, resigned on March 6, 2018. Ms. Vanderhoof-Forschner also served as one of two co-chairs on the Access to Care Services and Support to Patients Subcommittee. Three non-federal subcommittee members were nominated by the other members to take on this leadership role. Early next week, subcommittee members will vote on their preference to replace Ms. Vanderhoof-Forschner.

Posted March 8, 2018 on U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) website

A member of the Tick-Borne Disease Working Group, Karen Vanderhoof-Forschner, resigned on March 6, 2018. Ms. Vanderhoof-Forschner also served as one of two co-chairs on the Access to Care Services and Support to Patients Subcommittee. Three non-federal subcommittee members were nominated by the other members to take on this leadership role. Early next week, subcommittee members will vote on their preference to replace Ms. Vanderhoof-Forschner. The results of the vote will be considered along with other information by the Chair and the Vice-Chair of the Working Group. A replacement for Ms. Vanderhoof-Forschner to serve on the Working Group will be appointed by Secretary Azar.

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