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  • June 23, 2005, NRI Dr Sampat Shivangi nominated Advisor to US Health Secretary

    NRI, physician Dr Sampat Shivangi has been nominated the Advisor to the US Secretary of Health and Human Services, Michael O Levin, the Bush Administration announced on Thursday.

    Shivangi, who practises in Jackson, Mississippi, is assuming office with immediate effect.

    The Health Secretary has also asked him to serve on the National Advisory Council for a term beginning immediately. Levin expressed the hope that he would give the benefit of his valued counsel in the coming years.

    Thanking Levin, Shivangi said he would utilise this opportunity to work for the underprivileged and underserved.

    This includes his intent to promote projects in India and other developing nations on major issues like AIDS, tuberculosis, malnutrition, maternal and child health programmes and education, as well as addressing the physician shortages in rural America.

    Shivangi has been at the forefront of the powerful American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin and served as Secretary and Vice President of the association besides representing it at the American Medical Association.

    NRI Dr. Sampat Shivangi elected for US state Republican party convention

    Washington May 17, 2004

    Dr. Sampat Shivangi, 57-year-old , a Jackson obstetrician/gynecologist has been elected by a US state Republican party as a full delegate to the National Convention for re-nominate Bush .He is one of the top fund-raisers in Mississipi state for the Republican Party. Party convention to nominate President George W. Bush for a second term as President is to be held in New York city from 28 th August to 2 nd September, 2004

    Besides being a politician by choice, the medical practitioner is also the first Indian to be on the American Medical Association, the apex law making body.

    Last year, Congress authorized spending $500,000 for researching the high incidence of diabetes among Indian Americans, it marked the first time it granted a large sum of money specifically to address health concerns of that minority group, reports Fremont, California news weekly India Post.

    The passage of the appropriations bill was being regarded as a major boost for the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) on Capitol Hill. “The money did not go to AAPI per se but to the Indian American community,” said Dr. Sampat Shivangi, the AAPI representative on the board of the American Medical Association.

    A global comparative study found a diabetes rate of 14-20 percent among Indian Americans. “What’s frightening is that the disease is increasingly hitting at a much younger age,” said Dr. Shivangi.

    Dr.Sampat Shivangi understands the importance of high-quality, highly motivated and talented employees need for the Corporate growth and in maintaining our position as an industry leader committed to developing solutions in health care programs and information technology. Finally transforming our state into one of the most progressive states in health care. He is totally committed to values and about ethical business conduct. Accordingly, he always seeks to attain our performance rules with integrity.

    He is an occasional contributor to international publications on major issues on the global agenda and on the trends shaping the health care programs and the political environment. He is also serving as President, Mississippi IAFPE (Indian American Forum for Political Education) Chapter in USA and is the Secretary of AAPI.