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Confirmation hearing for Roubideaux at IHS

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The Senate Indian Affairs Committee held a confirmation hearing this afternoon for Yvette Roubideaux to be director of the Indian Health Service.

Roubideaux is a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota. If confirmed, she would be the first Native woman to lead the IHS.

The hearing lasted about an hour. The written testimony and audio clips follow:
Opening Statements

Panel 1 - Testimony | Q&A
President, Association of American Indian Physicians

Nominee for Director of Indian Health Service. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Committee Notice:
HEARING on the nomination of Yvette Roubideaux to be Director of the Indian Health Service, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (April 23, 2009)

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