Stephen R. Smith has served as senior advisor to Elizabeth M. Duke, Ph.D., Administrator of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) since March 2001.
HRSA works to fill in the health care gaps for people who live outside the economic and medical mainstream. The agency uses its $6.6 billion annual budget (FY 2006) to expand access to quality health care for all Americans through an array of grants to state and local governments, health care providers and health professions training programs.
As senior advisor to the administrator of HRSA, Mr. Smith assists in all aspects of agency management, including budget oversight, policy development, and program administration.
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