WASHINGTON, D.C.—Tevi Troy, former deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services has joined APCO Worldwide’s international advisory council.
As deputy secretary at HHS, Troy was chief operating officer of the largest civilian department in the U.S. federal government, overseeing all operations, including Medicare, Medicaid, public health, medical research, food and drug safety, welfare, child and family services, disease prevention and mental health services. He served as the regulatory policy officer for HHS, managing the development and approval of all department regulations.
Troy also led HHS initiatives to implement the President’s Management Agenda, combat bio-terrorism and improve public health emergency preparedness. He sponsored a series of conferences aimed at improving HHS’s role with respect to innovation in the pharmaceutical, biomedical and medical service industries.
He also served as deputy assistant secretary for policy at the Department of Labor and was policy director to former Senator John Ashcroft (R-Mo.) and senior domestic policy advisor and domestic policy director for the House Policy Committee, chaired by former Rep. Christopher Cox (R-Calif.).