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RADM Felicia Collins, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health
Director, Office of Minority Health

RADM Felicia Collins RADM Felicia Collins
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health
Director, Office of Minority Health
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

RADM Felicia Collins is Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health and Director of the Office of Minority Health (OMH), where she works to advance the office’s mission of improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that help eliminate health disparities.

RADM Collins most recently served at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), where she served as Senior Advisor in the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC). In this role, she co-led programmatic monitoring and oversight of over 700 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) receiving $2 billion in grants to provide healthcare services to over 14 million vulnerable and underserved patients annually in 30 U.S. States and two Territories. Prior to this role, RADM Collins served at the Food and Drug Administration, completed another tour at HRSA (which included being the BPHC lead for health disparities), was a legislative aide for the Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues in the U.S. House of Representatives, and was an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. RADM Collins has received numerous awards and commendations from the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Secretary of the Navy.

RADM Collins received her undergraduate degree from Yale, her medical degree from Harvard Medical School, and then completed a residency in primary care pediatrics at Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. Additionally, she received her M.P.H. from the Harvard School of Public Health as a Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy.

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