Regina Benjamin

On July 13, 2009, President Barack Obama picked Dr. Regina Benjamin as his nominee for Surgeon General. Benjamin runs a nonprofit medical clinic in Bayou La Batre, Alabama. The 52-year-old is set to become the third African American and the third non-acting woman to hold the position of Surgeon General of the United States.
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