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Witness list for Senate Indian Affairs Committee hearing into IHS


The Senate Indian Affairs Committee will hold an oversight hearing tomorrow on the Indian Health Service.

]The committee has been looking into allegations of mismanagement within the Aberdeen Area. Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota), the chairman, has accused the agency of "gross incompetence."

The hearing takes place after a business committee at 10am in Room 628 of the Senate Dirksen Office Building. The witness list follows:
Panel # 1
DR. Yvette Roubideaux
Director, Indian Health Service

Ms. Charlen Red Thunder
Director, Aberdeen Area, Indian Health Service

Mr. Gerald Roy
Deputy Inspector General, Investigations, Office of Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Panel # 2
Mr. Ron His Horse is Thunder
Executive Director, Great Plains Tribal Chairmen's Health Board

Committee Notice:
OVERSIGHT HEARING titled, In Critical Condition: The Urgent Need to Reform Indian Health Service's Aberdeen Area (September 28, 2010)

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