Video: Dr. Roubideaux speech at swearing-in
Dr. Yvette Roubideaux, a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, was sworn in as the director of the Indian Health Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., on Monday.

Roubideaux was administered the oath of office by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. Afterwards, she gave a short speech about her priorities to improve health care for American Indians and Alaska Natives.


YouTube: IHS Director Yvette Roubideaux (June 29, 2009)

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