The White HouseÂ has nominated David Shulkin as undersecretary for health andÂ LaVerne Council as assistant secretary for information and technology at the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Army Times reported Wednesday.
Leo Shane IIIÂ writes Shulkin, who is president ofÂ Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey, was recommended by the search committee to succeedÂ former VA Health UndersecretaryÂ Robert Petzel.
He has served as CEOÂ of New York’sÂ Beth Israel Medical Center andÂ founded DoctorQuality.
Council is currently chief executiveÂ ofÂ Council Advisory ServicesÂ and has been a member of theÂ March of Dimes Foundation board of trustees and an executive at Dell,Â Johnson & Johnson andÂ Ernst & Young.
The position ofÂ assistant secretary for information and technology at VA has been vacant for two years, Shane reports.