Honorable, Eric D. Hargan, JD, is the Senior Health Advisor for Bloom Health Partners. He was a Former Deputy Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. As Deputy Secretary of HHS, the largest department in the federal government, he oversaw the development and approval of all HHS, CMS, and FDA regulations and significant guidances as well as the department’s day-to-day operations and management, and he led policy and strategy development.
Eric served on the board of Operation Warp Speed, where he signed the first document that enabled the start of Operation Warp Speed. This was a public–private partnership initiated by the U.S. government to facilitate and accelerate the development, manufacturing, and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics.
He also was a Board Member at University Hospitals and Alio Medical, and is a Fellow at the Health Evolution Forum.