Found in 28 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
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).