The former Vice President and former Secretary of Education has a PhD in medicine from Yale University.
Dick Cheney was born in 1952 and grew up in the city of Dallas.
He was educated at the University of Texas and Texas Tech University, both of which have Nobel Laureates on their faculty.
In the 1970s, Cheney earned his bachelor’s degree from Yale and then at the Johns Hopkins University.
In 1976, he received his Ph.
D. in pediatrics from Johns Hopkins.
In 1979, he completed his master’s degree in pediatric pediatrics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In 1984, he became a physician in chief at Johns Hopkins, which has the highest number of pediatric surgeons in the country.
His doctor of health care degree came from Harvard University, where he earned his medical degree in 1965.
He later served as a U.S. representative to Japan and served as the President of the World Health Organization from 1990 to 2001.
He also served as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, which oversees U.N. operations.
After he left the White House in 2001, he was named chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and served on the Council from 2000 to 2005.
After President George W. Bush became president, Cheney became a surrogate for the president.
In 2008, he helped lead a push to pass a healthcare reform bill.
In 2011, he co-authored the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which was signed into law by President Barack Obama in January of 2013.
In 2013, he took a job with the Obama administration as Assistant Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
His new job with HHS is the Office of National Drug Control Policy.
His bio on the White Houses website reads: Dick Cheney is a physician, former congressman, and former Senator who served as Vice President under President George H.W. Bush from January 20, 2001 to January 20 of 2003.
Dick has been a champion of public-private partnerships and a supporter of science and innovation in government.
Dick is the President and CEO of the Institute for Policy Innovation, where his leadership in public policy has been the foundation of President Barack Barack Obama’s economic recovery and success.
He is a founding member of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Science and Technology, which he chaired from 2006 to 2009.
In 2016, he served as an advisor to the presidential campaign of Republican candidate Donald Trump, advising him on policy and research.
Dick was a regular speaker at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, where, he wrote the book, In the Name of Science: A Biography of the Founder of the U. of C.