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Punjab born doctor from Faridkot appointed to key administrative position in health sector in US

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | July 19, 2023 12:20 PM

RICHMOND(USA): Punjab born, Indian-American gastroenterologist Dr Bimaljit Singh Sandhu has got a key administration position in the health sector in USA. The appointment was made by Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin.

Dr Sandhu on Tuesday was sworn in as a Board member of the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Authority, a position in which the Indian-American will play a key role in the state's health education system.
The role of the board of directors is to oversee the entire operations of the health system, the med school, nursing school and pharmacy school.

"It's a lot of responsibility. We provide direction as far as the fundraising, giving strategic direction to the different medical schools and hospitals so that we are at the cutting edge and provide the best care to the Virginians, " Dr Sandhu said after the swearing-in ceremony in Richmond.

Hailing from Faridkot in Punjab, Dr Sandhu migrated to the US in 2004 as a faculty member of Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Centre as a gastroenterologist.

Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Indian Amabassodor to USA has tweeted the photograph with Dr.Sandhu and his faily.

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