Indians, North American
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Greenleaf was born in Pennsylvania and educated at the Medical College of Ohio, graduating in 1860. During the Civil War, he oversaw construction of Philadelphia's Mower Hospital on Chestnut Hill, which was at the time the largest military hospital in the world. He introduced a system of personal identification used by the army and organized the army's Hospital Corps.
Emery A. Johnson (1929-2005), American physician, administrator, and health advocate, devoted his career to improving the health needs of the country's Native American and Alaska Native populations. He was the fourth director of the Indian Health Service (I.H.S.), an Assistant Surgeon General of the United States, and a life-long supporter of allowing American Indians to take control of their own health care management.
Collection highlights the history of the program. Beginning in Oklahoma in 1935, the program prepared women of Native American decent to become licensed practical nurses.
Includes vital statistics, anthropometric tables, disease and mortality data, and information on the Indian Medical Service. Reports from physicians by specific reservation for medical service.
Dr. Marquis practiced medicine in Montana, was with the U. S. Medical Corps during World War I, and became government physician on the Tongue River-Cheyenne Indian reservation. Because of his interest in Indian subjects he eventually gave up his medical practice and devoted full time to gathering historical data and writing.
The report contains information as of June 30, 1926. It contains a list by name of current male and current female patients, including their native tribes and reservations.