Obama appoints two more doctors to health advisory group

President Obama on Friday named two doctors to the Presidential Advisory Group on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health. Dr. Richard Binder is Medical Director at McKesson/US Oncology, as well as a professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Judith Palfrey is the T. Berry Brazelton professor of pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and director of the Center for Global Pediatrics in the department of medicine at Boston Children's Hospital. As members of the health advisory group--created by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act--the doctors will develop policy and program recommendations on chronic disease prevention and management, integrative healthcare practices, and health promotion. Announcement