Bill Corr has spent the bulk of his impressive career advocating for better health care access at almost every level of society. Most recently, he served as deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services from 2009 to 2015. Corr returned to the department after serving as executive director of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, a privately funded organization established to focus the nation’s attention and action on reducing tobacco use among both kids and adults. From March 1998 until 2000, Corr served as chief counsel and policy director for Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle. Before working this, he served as the chief of staff for the Department of Health and Human Services. In that capacity, he was principal advisor to Secretary Donna E. Shalala on all major policy and management issues and initiatives. He also was deputy assistant secretary for health for the department and counselor to the secretary prior to becoming chief of staff. From 1989 until 1993, Corr served as chief counsel and staff director for the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Monopolies and Business Rights of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary under Chairman Howard M. Metzenbaum. Corr also served as counsel to the Subcommittee on Health and the Environment of the House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce under Chairmen Paul Rogers and Henry A. Waxman.
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