Dr. Thomas E. Price, an orthopaedic surgeon, served as the 23rd Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). He brought to the Department a lifetime of service and a dedication to advancing the quality of health care in America – both as a physician and policymaker.
Dr. Price was elected to four terms in the Georgia State Senate – during which time he was chosen by his colleagues to serve as Senate Minority Whip and later as the first Republican Senate Majority Leader in the history of Georgia. He also served as the U.S. Representative for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District from northern suburban Atlanta. He held this office from 2005-2017.
Dr. Price is currently a Board member for a number of entities in the private and non-profit arena, a consultant or advisor to numerous companies and is a much sought after public speaker.