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Donna Shalala

Obama's Missed Opportunity

Charles Kolb | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics
Charles Kolb

President Obama is experiencing the lowest approval ratings of his presidency. Most Democratic House and Senate candidates in this year's midterm elections see the president as a drag on their campaigns; they avoid him at all costs (but welcome the money he still raises).

Laura Bassett

Obama's New Health Secretary May Change How Washington Works

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

Sylvia Mathews Burwell is about to inherit one of the most difficult jobs in Washington. As President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Department of...

Donna Shalala, Former HHR Secretary, Told Employees To Get More Sleep

Posted 09.13.2013 | Healthy Living

In our 24/7 work culture, sleep deprivation is often worn as a badge of honor: Employees answer emails at all hours, managers send out notes in the m...

NCAA Opens Hearing On Miami Violations

AP | KAREEM COPELAND | Posted 08.13.2013 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA opened a key hearing in the massive infractions case against the University of Miami on Thursday, with school officials,...

Shalala Must Prevent Another 2006 Fiasco

Nick Swyter | Posted 05.11.2013 | Miami
Nick Swyter

At a time when UM is confronting the NCAA, it cannot afford to come under fire once again for undermining workers rights.

'We Have Been Wronged'

AP | TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 04.20.2013 | Sports

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Calling the NCAA's investigation "unprofessional and unethical," Miami President Donna Shalala lashed out at the governing ...

The Value of Service

James Goldgeier | Posted 04.13.2013 | College
James Goldgeier

In his 2011 School of International Service commencement address, then-Peace Corps director Aaron Williams noted that "service is not a moment, it's a mindset." For Peace Corps and other service volunteers, the years spent in formal service are just the beginning.

Jeffrey Young

Hospital Debt Collector Taps Washington Bigwigs In Bid To Restore Reputation

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 05.15.2012 | Business

Accretive Health, a debt-collection company under fire for allegedly hounding hospital patients over unpaid bills, has hired former President George W...

Common Sense On Obamacare -- From Miami

Alan Fein | Posted 01.29.2012 | Miami
Alan Fein

Most people would be surprised to know that at our federal courthouse, a transplanted Miamian recently wrote an opinion that should provide the intellectual template for a Supreme Court affirmation of Affordable Health Care Act.

15 Miami Athletes Being Investigated

AP | By TIM REYNOLDS | Posted 10.22.2011 | Sports

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (Associated Press) -- University of Miami officials are looking into the eligibility of 15 players as part of the investigation int...

Trump Wants Miami To Tell Leach, 'You're Hired'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

CORAL GABLES, Fla. — The Donald has a message for The U: Hire Mike Leach. Donald Trump sent a letter to University of Miami president Donna Sha...

America's Preferential Socialism

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

Anyone who makes the claim that America is not a socialist country is a liar or delusional. The United States practices Preferential Socialism, a Tao...

Donna Shalala Detained, Interrogated at Israeli Airport

WSJ | Susan Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Former Health and Human Services Secretary Donna Shalala was detained and interrogated for two hours at Ben-Gurion Airport last month, according to Th...

Proof Positive: The Lobby Rules

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

You might think that former Secretary of Health & Human Services (HHS) Donna Shalala would be furious after being detained at Tel Aviv airport for the...

Wear Sunscreen? This Year, It's More Like "Wear Waders"

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

Ladies and gentlemen of the class of 2010: Wear waders. Especially when you're on a beach in Louisiana, or Florida, or North Carolina. Clothes don't stand a chance against the oil sludge.

Mothers Day Every Day For Healthier Families, Communities and Nations

Rep. Lois Capps | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rep. Lois Capps

Every minute of every day, a woman somewhere in the world dies as a result of pregnancy or childbirth--amounting to more than half a million fatalities each year.

Obama's Shortlist Just Got Shorter

Carol Felsenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carol Felsenthal

Chris Dodd, Donna Shalala, Richard Holbrooke, David Boren can be scratched from Obama's short list (and perhaps even his long list) for vice president and for cabinet or other high-level positions