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Trump picks David Shulkin to head Department of Veterans Affairs by Kellan Howell
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President-elect Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he will nominate David Shulkin for Secretary of Veterans Affairs. 

Shulkin currently serves as the under secretary for health at the VA, running the Veterans Health Administration. He was nominated for that position by President Obama in March 2015. 

Previously, Shulkin was the chief medical officer for several hospitals. He also founded a healthcare information company called DoctorQuality.