Vivek Hallegere Murthy (born July 10, 1977) is an American physician and a vice admiral in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps who has served as the 19th and 21st surgeon general of the United States under Presidents Obama, Trump, and Biden.
A renowned physician, research scientist, entrepreneur, mango aficionado, and author of the bestselling book Together: The Healing Power of Human Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World, Dr. Murthy is today among the most trusted voices in America on matters of public health.
CNN — The Senate on Tuesday confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy as US surgeon general, a role he had held under the Obama administration and reprises during a key chapter in the Biden administration’s...
Today, United States Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy released a new Surgeon General Advisory calling attention to the public health crisis of loneliness, isolation, and lack of connection in our country. Even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, approximately half of U.S. adults reported experiencing measurable levels of loneliness.
2021—present. Rank. Vice Admiral. Vivek Hallegere Murthy (born July 10, 1977) is an American physician and a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Murthy is the 21st and current Surgeon General of the United States since 2021 during the Joe Biden presidency.
After just over two years in his post as Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy was dismissed by incoming President Donald Trump. Vivek H. Murthy, M.D. ’03, M.B.A. ’03, who as U.S. Surgeon General advocated a “healthier and more compassionate America,” was dismissed on April 21.
Dr. Vivek H. Murthy served as the 19th Surgeon General of the United States from December 15, 2014 to April 21, 2017 and was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 23, 2021 as the 21st Surgeon General of the United States.
Dr. Vivek Murthy, M.D. (@drvivekmurthy) is a physician and the acting U.S. Surgeon General. In this episode of Huberman Lab, Andrew Huberman and Vivek Murthy cover a wide range of topics including nutrition, food additives, social media and mental health, social isolation, and other pressing issues in public health.
VIVEK E. MURTHY, M.D. 19th Surgeon General of the United States (2014–2017) Born: Huddersfield, England. Grew up: Miami. Education: Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. (B.S. in biochemical sciences); Yale University, New Haven, Conn. (M.D. and M.B.A.) Training: Internal medicine residency at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (Boston)
For his lifelong commitment to humanistic, community-centered care and service, Dr. Vivek Murthy is the recipient of the 2020 Vilcek-Gold Award for Humanism in Healthcare. He is also a Gold Humanism Honor Society member and a Gold National Humanism in Medicine Medal recipient.