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Crossroads Adds Dr. Jerome Adams to Board

Respected physician and former U.S. Surgeon General to help guide treatment initiatives

Dr. Adams was the 20th U.S. Surgeon General and a prior member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force.  He is currently a Distinguished Professor in the Departments of Pharmacy Practice and Public Health at Purdue University, where he is a Presidential Fellow and the Executive Director of the University’s Health Equity Initiatives.

As U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Adams was the operational head of the 6,000-person U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

Dr. Adams is a licensed anesthesiologist with a master’s degree in public health. Prior to becoming Surgeon General, he led the Indiana Department of Health. As Indiana State Health Commissioner, he managed a $350 million budget, directed more than 1,000 employees, and led Indiana’s response to Ebola, Zika, and the HIV crisis.

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