When President Obama leaves the White House for the last time today, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell and other top health officials will leave with him. Here are the people who will be running the top health departments temporarily until Trump gets his nominees in place:
- Acting HHS Secretary: Norris Cochran
- Acting Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services administrator: Patrick Conway
- Acting Food and Drug Administration commissioner: Stephen Ostroff
- Acting Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director: Anne Schuchat
Staying in place for now: National Institutes of Health director Francis Collins.