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Health Policy

Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:

A Moral Monodrama: The Citizen and the Doctor

 Digital Record
Identifier: 101743403X22
Dates: 4 May 1964

AIDS correspondence (TRACER) archives

Identifier: MS C 607

The collection primarily consists of the contents of a controlled correspondence system (TRACER) related to the topic of HIV/AIDS as last managed by DHHS Chief Policy Coordinator for PHS AIDS programs.

Dates: 1982-1990

All Health Insurance Plans Must Cover Mental Illness

 Digital Record
Identifier: 101743403X12
Dates: 13 November 1958

Association of State and Territorial Health Officers Archives

Identifier: MS C 270
Abstract The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials is the national non-profit organization representing the state and territorial public health agencies of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia. ASTHO's members, the chief health officials of these jurisdictions, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy, and to assuring excellence in state-based public health practice. Collection contains correspondence, memoranda,...
Dates: 1946-1967

Bertram Brown Papers

 Collection — Box 166
Identifier: MS C 493

Dr. Bertram S. Brown was a key figure in the national effort to redefine and expand mental health services during the 1960s and 1970s. Dr. Brown's distinguished federal career at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) helped shape many of the decisions which led to these changes. His tenure at NIMH culminated in his appointment as the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health in 1970.

Dates: 1884-1988 (bulk 1960-1980)

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

Channeling Citizen Indignation into Meaningful Action

 Digital Record
Identifier: 101743403X23
Dates: 11 November 1964

Donald S. Fredrickson Papers

Identifier: MS C 526
Abstract Donald Sharp Fredrickson (1924-2002) was an American physiologist and science administrator who made contributions to American medicine over the course of four decades, first as a laboratory scientist, then as a leader of several prominent medical research institutions. As director of the National Institutes of Health from 1976 to 1981, Fredrickson mediated between scientists and the federal government during contentious, far-ranging debates over the direction of medical research policy,...
Dates: 1910-2002 (bulk 1960-1999)

Edward W. Dempsey papers

Identifier: HMD MS ACC 2013-034
Abstract UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Correspondence, speeches, reports, testimonies, legislation offprints, photographs, commemorative bill-signing pens, personal and biographical information document his government service as Special Assistant to the Secretary of HEW under Anthony Celebrezze, as a member of the President's Commission on Heart Disease, Cancer and Stroke, chaired by Michael DeBakey, for which he was chair of the Manpower Committee. He also developed the legislation for acts creating the...
Dates: 1964-1970

Fitzhugh Mullan papers

Identifier: HMD MS ACC 2014-015

UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Some correspondence relating to writing of Plagues and Politics; correspondence, clippings, and newsletters dealing with Dr. Mullan's work with the National Health Services Corps and New Mexico's Health and Environment Department (c.1975-1985); correspondence, drafts, and meeting notes from work on President Clinton's Health Security Act (1993-1994).

Dates: 1969-2008