Natalie Quillian, the former White House and Pentagon senior advisor will join Biden's Health Team as a Deputy Coordinator of the COVID-19 Response.
US President-elect Joe Biden has made his selection for the key health team on Monday as he prepares to take office in January 2021 amid a surge in COVID-19 cases in the country.
Biden has nominated Xavier Becerra as the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), placing the former Congressman in a critical role for battling the pandemic.
Indian-American, Dr Vivek Murthy has returned as the US Surgeon General — a position he held from 2014 to 2017. He has been the top health adviser to Biden since his presidential campaign began. He also served as the co-chair of the COVID-19 advisory board during his transition.