US President Joe Biden on 13th July announced his intent to nominate 11 individuals including two Indian-Americans to serve in key roles. The two Indian-Americans are Dr Rahul Gupta and Atul Gawande. Indian-American Dr. Rahul Gupta is West Virginias former health commissioner. He is also a top health official at the maternal-and-child advocacy group March of Dimes and will be nominated as the next Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. The White House in a statement said, `President Bidens nomination of Dr. Rahul Gupta to be the first physician ever to lead the White House Office of National, Drug Control Policy is another historic step in the Administrations efforts to turn the tide of our nations addiction and overdose epidemic.` President Joe Biden also intends to nominate Indian-American surgeon and popular author Atul Gawande to a senior leadership position in the US Agency for International Development (USAID). Gawande is also founder and chair of Ariadne Labs, a joint center for health systems innovation at Brigham and Womens Hospital, and the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, and of Lifebox, a non-profit organization making surgery safer globally.