RADM Felicia Collins

RADM Felicia Collins, MD, MPH, FAAP

Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

RADM Felicia Collins is the Former Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, where she managed the development of HHS-wide public policy recommendations and oversees the Department's key public health offices and programs, a number of Presidential and Secretarial advisory committees, 10 regional health offices across the nation, and the Office of the Surgeon General and the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps with the goal of leading America to healthier lives.

RADM Collins has returned to her previous position as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health where she leads the office in its mission to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that help eliminate health disparities. She brings more than 20 years of federal service to this position and a passion for serving vulnerable and underserved communities.

RADM Collins received her undergraduate degree from Yale and her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. She completed a residency in primary care pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts and received her MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health as a Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University.