Vivek Murthy
Vivek Murthy

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Name: Vivek Murthy
Occupation: Doctor
Gender: Male
Birth Day: July 10, 1977
Age: 45
Country: England
Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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Vivek Murthy

Vivek Murthy was born on July 10, 1977 in England (45 years old). Vivek Murthy is a Doctor, zodiac sign: Cancer. Find out Vivek Murthynet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.

Trivia

He chaired a clinical trial quality-improvement organization known as TrialNetworks and founded and headed an HIV education program called VISIONS.

Net Worth

Net Worth 2020

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Salary 2020

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Before Fame

After completing his honors bachelor's degree in biochemistry from Harvard University, he earned both his MD and his MBA (in healthcare management) from Yale University.

Biography Timeline

1978

Murthy was born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire to immigrants from Karnataka, India. In 1978 the family crossed the Atlantic to Newfoundland, where his father worked as a District Medical Officer. When he was three years old, the family relocated to Miami, and his parents established their medical practice. Murthy was raised and completed his early education in Miami, graduating as valedictorian from Miami Palmetto Senior High School in 1994. He then attended college at Harvard University and graduated magna cum laude in 1997 with a bachelor of arts in biochemical sciences. In 2003, Murthy earned an MD from Yale School of Medicine and an MBA from Yale School of Management, where he was a recipient of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans.

1995

While a Harvard freshman in 1995, Murthy co-founded VISIONS Worldwide, which he led for eight years. The nonprofit organization focused on HIV/AIDS education in the U.S. and India. In 1997, he co-founded the Swasthya Community Health Partnership to train women as community health workers in rural India.

2008

Murthy is also the co-founder and chairman of TrialNetworks, a cloud-based Clinical Trial Optimization System for pharmaceutical and biotechnology trials that improves the quality and efficiency of clinical trials to bring new drugs to market faster and more safely. He founded the company as Epernicus in 2008, originally, to be a collaborative networking web platform for scientists to boost research productivity.

2011

In 2011, Murthy was appointed by U.S. President Barack Obama to serve on the U.S. Presidential Advisory Council on Prevention, Health Promotion, and Integrative and Public Health within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The group advises the National Prevention Council on developing strategies and partnerships to advance the nation's health through prevention.

2013

In November 2013, Murthy was nominated by President Obama for the post of United States surgeon general. His nomination met resistance in the Senate by some Democrats, Republicans, and the National Rifle Association regarding previous comments Murthy made declaring gun violence as a threat to public health.

2014

On December 15, 2014, Murthy's appointment as surgeon general was approved in a 51–43 Senate vote.

2017

On April 21, 2017, Murthy was relieved of his duties by President Donald Trump. His deputy surgeon general, Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams was named acting surgeon general.

2020

Since the second half of 2017, Murthy has appeared on various television and radio shows talking about the problem of loneliness, and he has written numerous articles on the subject. Murthy states he was shocked by how often he encountered people suffering from severe loneliness during his medical career, and argued that loneliness in America has become prevalent enough to count as an "epidemic". Murthy sees loneliness as a root cause that plays a substantial role in many other social problems. In April 2020 he published a book about what both society and ordinary people as individuals, can do to reduce loneliness in themselves and others, entitled Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World.

On September 5, 2020, Murthy joined the advisory council of the Biden-Harris Transition Team, which is planning the presidential transition of Joe Biden. On November 9, Murthy was announced as one of the three co-chairs of president-elect Biden's coronavirus advisory board, alongside former FDA Commissioner David A. Kessler and Yale public health professor Marcella Nunez-Smith. Days later, Murthy was named a candidate for United States Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Biden Administration.

Family Life

Born in England to Indian parents, he was raised in Miami, Florida, U.S.A. from the age of three.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, Vivek Murthy is 45 years, 2 months and 27 days old. Vivek Murthy will celebrate 46th birthday on a Monday 10th of July 2023. Below we countdown to Vivek Murthy upcoming birthday.

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