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United States. Department of Health and Human Services


Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

C. Everett Koop Papers

Identifier: MS C 489

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.

Dates: 1933-2011

Health privacy policy inititatives records

Identifier: HMD MS ACC 2004-034

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Planning and policy documents related to Carter and Clinton administration health privacy policy inititatives; Congressional hearings and reports on health privacy; HIPPA materials; 'prehistory' of privacy activities at HHS; Gilbert Beebe privay related materials regarding IRS and other access to databases for health studies.

Dates: 1972-2001

Louis W. Sullivan Papers

Identifier: MS C 637

Collection primarily consists of the daily record of Dr. Sullivan's term as Secretary of Health and Human Services from 1989-1993. His pre- and post-HHS career as a hematology research scientist and medical educator, health policy expert, advocate for improving health equity and disparities for Black and underserved populations, and increasing racial and ethnic diversity in the health professions are also documented to a smaller degree.

Dates: 1957-2023; Majority of material found in 1982-2007