Who is Antonia Coello?
Antonia Coello de Novello, Surgeon General of the United States during the presidency of George Bush, senior was the first woman and Hispanic to be name to this federal post. As a pediatrician she specialized in children with HIV and kidney aliments. She has been a member of the Faculty of Pediatrics at Georgetown University, the Auxiliary at the Institute for Pediatric Health and Human Development and a Professor at John Hopkins University.
Antonia is a spokesperson for minority groups, especially children, and is an earnest fighter to prevent cigarette smoking in children and adolescents.