LOUIS W. SULLIVAN (1933– ) is a medical researcher, educator, and adviser to the federal government. From 1989 to 1992 he served as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He was founding dean and director of the medical education program at Morehouse College and first dean of the Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Sullivan has served as director of hematology, the field of his major research work, at Boston University City Hospital and was project director of the Boston Sickle Cell Center. He has received numerous honors and awards and has been recognized with a mastership in the American College of Physicians. He has been a member of the Institute of Medicine since 1975.