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Eric Hargan
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United States Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services
Assumed office
October 6, 2017
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Bill Corr
United States Secretary of Health and Human Services
Acting
In office
October 10, 2017 – January 25, 2018
President Donald Trump
Preceded by Don J. Wright (Acting)
Succeeded by Alex Azar
In office
February 4, 2007 – August 2007
Acting
President George W. Bush
Preceded by Alex M. Azar II
Succeeded by Tevi Troy
Personal details
Born
Eric David Hargan

June 3, 1968 (1968-06-03) (age 53)
Mounds, Illinois, U.S.
Political party Republican
Children 2
Education Harvard University (BA)
Columbia University (JD)}

Eric David Hargan (born June 3, 1968) is an American lawyer. From October 2017 to January 2018, he was the acting United States Secretary of Health and Human Services. He is the current United States Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, assuming office on October 6, 2017. Hargan previously acted in this role from 2003 to 2007 in the George W. Bush administration.

On October 10, 2017, President Donald Trump appointed Hargan as acting United States Secretary of Health and Human Services.

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