Senate hearing scheduled for Global AIDS Coordinator nominee Dr. Deborah Birx

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birx A U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Releations hearing on the nomination of Dr. Deborah Birx to be the next Ambassador at Large and U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator has been scheduled for March 6, at 2 p.m.

Birx, who now heads the U.S. Centers for Disease and Control’s Global AIDS Program and previously headed the U.S. Military HIV Research Program, was nominated by President Obama January 9 to fill the leadership post left vacant by the departure in early November of Ambassador Eric Goosby.

The hearing, which will take place in the Senate Dirksen Building, room 419 will be webcast live at this page. Senator Ed Markey (D. Mass) will preside over the hearing.

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