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Murthy the right man for surgeon general
Murthy the right man for surgeon general

Manisha Sharma's heartfelt endorsement of Dr. Vivek Murthy's as America's next surgeon general shows how vital it is for the U.S. Senate to confirm his nomination ("Senators, confirm our next surgeon general," Dec 7). I have known and worked with Dr. Murthy for a number of years. I was part of a team of doctors and patient advocates that provided health clinics in Georgia and North Carolina and round-table discussions with medical school students in Florida and South Carolina. Dr. Murthy did presentations to church congregations, community health fairs and universities. Dr. Murthy is an amazing, multitalented professional. He's practiced in hospitals,...