American Medical Association
Found in 26 Collections and/or Records:
A Double Blind Control Study of Antihypertensive Agents: I. Comparative Effectiveness of Reserpine, Reserpine and Hydralazine, and Three Ganglionic Blocking Agents, Chlorisondamine, Mecamyamine, and Pentolinium Tartrate
Contains announcements, programs, newspaper clippings, tickets, menus, and other ephemera relating to the annual meetings of the American Medical Association. Material exists for the years 1866, 1878-83, 1885, and 1889-90. Many items are addressed to or bear the name of John Shaw Billings, director of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office.
Dr. C. Everett Koop was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) in February 1981, and sworn in as Surgeon General on November 17, 1981. The collection documents Koop's career as a leading pediatric surgeon during the 1950s-1970s, his activities as Surgeon General from 1981-1989 and the many public health issues with which he was concerned, and some of his post-Surgeon General's career as a health advocate.
Committee for the Nation's Health Records from the Michael M. Davis Collection, in the New York Academy of Medicine
Incorporated 1946 with Michael M. Davis, Ph.D., as chair of its Executive Committee, its purpose was to promote national health insurance. With the election of Eisenhower in 1952 it began to function as a health information office for organized labor. The committee was abolished in January, 1956.