Assoc. Administrator, Health Workforce, Dir of National Hlth Services Corps, Bureau of Primary Health Care/HRSA
Dr. Luis Padilla is the associate administrator for health workforce at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). He also serves as director of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). Working in partnership with states and numerous national and local organizations, HRSA uses its annual budget to strengthen the health care workforce, build healthy communities, increase health equity, and provide health care and support services to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable, or live in a health professional shortage area. Dr. Padilla was appointed associate administrator for BHW in May 2016. He also serves as director of the National Health Service Corps, BHW’s largest program, with a field strength of more than 16,000 clinicians nationwide.