Indian-American Sampat Shivangi to serve on panel of US health body

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In the US, Sampat Shivangi, an influential Indian-American community leader, has been invited to serve on the national advisory committee of a key health body dealing with mental health.

Shivangi, a physician, has been invited by the US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M Azar to serve on the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services National Advisory Council.

Azar said the appointment is for the term beginning immediately and ending on July 30, 2023," In a statement, Shivangi thanked Trump and Azar for their consideration and the opportunity to serve.

He is a recipient of the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award, 2017 for his contributions to the India-US relationship. (AIR NEWS)

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