Introduction: John Barrasso is a US Senator from Wyoming serving in the office since 2012. He is known not only for his brilliant political career but also for his knowledge in the field of medicine.
Birth and family status of John Barrasso: John Anthony Barrasso was born on July 21, 1952 in Reading, Pennsylvania to parents of Italian descent. He now lives with his wife Bobbi in Casper. John is once divorced and has three children.
School and college life of John Barrasso: He completed his high school from Central Catholic High School (now Berks Catholic High School). He then went to Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute but soon transferred to Georgetown University. John graduated in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science. Furthermore, he received his M.D. from Georgetown University School of Medicine and conducted his residency at Yale Medical School.
Work experience of John Barrasso: Barrasso was Chief of Staff of the Wyoming Medical Center. Moreover, he served as State President of the Wyoming Medical Society, President of the National Association of Physician Broadcasters and as a member of the American Medical Association Council of Ethics and Judicial Affairs. John has also served as a physician in several educational institutions.
Political career of John Barrasso: John ran for the US Senate election in 1996 but lost to Senator Mike Enzi, though soon in 2002, he won the Wyoming Senate election unopposed. He also won the re-election in 2006 and during his tenure served as the Chairman of Transportation and Highways Committee. John was first elected to the US Senate with 73% of the votes in the 2008 general election. He was re-elected in 2012.
Achievement of John Barrasso: John served as a physician for Professional Rodeo Cowboy’s Association and several educational institutions and due to his excellence, has been awarded the ‘Medal of Excellence’ and the ‘Wyoming Physician of the Year’. He also offers commentary on several medical topics on Utah Public Television and KTWO-TV.
Committee John Barrasso is assigned to:
- Chairman of Committee on Indian Affairs
- Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
- Committee on Environment and Public Works
- Committee on Foreign Relations
- Impeachment Trial Committee on the Articles against Judge G. Thomas Porteous Jr.
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