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Dr. Rachel Levine's Assistant Sec. of Health Nomination with Local Perspective | WDIY News Exclusive

WDIY's Sarit Laschinsky invites Adrian Shanker, Executive Director of the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center, to provide a local perspective on President-Elect Joe Biden's recent nomination of Pennsylvania Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine as Assistant Secretary of Health at the Department of Health and Human Services.

With her nomination, Levine is poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

(Original air-date: 1/19/21)

Sarit "Siri" Laschinsky is WDIY's News and Public Affairs Director.