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DeFlorida Blueprint: DeSantis Challenges Medical Establishment in Shaping GOP Health Policy

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Brian Blase, Ph.D., is the President of Paragon Health Institute. Brian was Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the White House’s National Economic Council (NEC) from 2017-2019, where he coordinated the development and execution of numerous health policies and advised the President, NEC director, and senior officials. After leaving the White House, Brian founded Blase Policy Strategies and serves as its CEO.

On May 9, 2023, Paragon’s President Brian Blase, PhD, was quoted in a story by the Washington Examiner about Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. From the article:

Paragon Health Institute President Brian Blase told the Washington Examiner, “DeSantis’s policies to target protective measures for the most vulnerable, avoid mandates, and keep schools and businesses open led Florida to have one of the best overall COVID responses in the country.”

The full article can be found in the Washington Examiner.

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