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Donna Shalala
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 27th district
In office
January 3, 2019 – January 3, 2021
Preceded by Ileana Ros-Lehtinen
Succeeded by Maria Elvira Salazar
President of the Clinton Foundation
In office
March 6, 2015 – April 25, 2017
Preceded by Bruce Lindsey
Succeeded by Kevin Thurm
5th President of the University of Miami
In office
June 1, 2001 – August 16, 2015
Preceded by Edward T. Foote II
Succeeded by Julio Frenk
18th United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
In office
January 22, 1993 – January 20, 2001
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Louis Wade Sullivan
Succeeded by Tommy Thompson
Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin, Madison
In office
January 1, 1988 – January 22, 1993
Preceded by Bernard Cecil Cohen
Succeeded by David Ward
Personal details
Donna Edna Shalala

(1941-02-14) February 14, 1941 (age 81)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Education Western College (BA)
Syracuse University (MA, PhD)

Donna Edna Shalala ( shə-LAY-lə; born February 14, 1941) is an American politician. She was the United States representative of Florida's 27th congressional district from January 3, 2019 to January 3, 2021.

She served as United States Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Bill Clinton from 1993 to 2001. She was the president of the University of Miami, a private university in Coral Gables, Florida, from 2001 through 2015.

In August 2018, she became the Democratic nominee for Florida's 27th Congressional District. She won the general election on November 6, 2018. She lost her re-election in 2020 to Republican Maria Elvira Salazar.

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