November 19, 2000 |
Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala announced Saturday that she will become president of the University of Miami after eight years in President Clinton's Cabinet. "I welcome the opportunity to get out of government and get back to higher education," said Shalala, who was chancellor of the University of Wisconsin before she joined the Clinton administration. She replaces Edward T. "Tad" Foote II, who is retiring after 19 years.
March 8, 1999 |
Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala thwarted a robbery attempt Sunday morning in Georgetown by throwing herself to the ground and screaming after a man demanded that she give up her wallet, police said. The man and a female accomplice ran to a black Jeep Cherokee and sped off, police said. Shalala's screams attracted the attention of a passerby, who offered help.
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February 20, 1999 |
A listener called Michael Jackson's radio show on KRLA-AM (1110) and mentioned that he was on his car phone. "Just be careful," replied Jackson's guest, Donna Shalala. She added, "L.A. makes me nervous." As it would any secretary of Health and Human Services. * EVEN THE OCEAN LINERS ARE FREEWAY HAZARDS: The Titanic is in trouble again, having apparently veered off the 110, according to a drawing by Curt Miller (see accompanying). Miller won a prize from the L.A.
July 2, 1998 |
Why is Donna Shalala wearing a milk mustache? The secretary of Health and Human Services has been showing up in full-color ads for months, a line of milk on her upper lip. (Actually, milk is not viscous enough to survive the hot camera lights, so Shalala and other celebrities use a combination of milk, yogurt and ice cream.) Whatever the substance, Shalala, with the likes of David Copperfield, Spike Lee and Tyra Banks, is pitching the dairy industry. And some folks are having a cow over it.
September 8, 1997 |
"From the Top" is an occasional feature that gives prominent leaders in health, medicine and fitness an opportunity to sound off about health matters. Today, Times staff writer Martin Miller talks with U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala.
August 1, 1997 |
Federal laws protect the privacy of credit cards, driving records and even video rentals, but there are no safeguards for personal health records, Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala warned Thursday. "Our most cherished and personal information," family secrets about heart disease and cancer, sexual habits and depression all flow freely through computers open to virtually anyone, she said.