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Health Policy

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

AIDS correspondence (TRACER) archives

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 607
Abstract

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

Association of State and Territorial Health Officers Archives

 Collection
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
Identifier: MS C 493
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 489
Abstract

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

Donald S. Fredrickson Papers

 Collection
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

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: HMD MS ACC 2014-015
Abstract

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

Joshua Lederberg Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 552
Abstract

Lederberg won the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Edward Tatum and George Beadle "for his discoveries concerning genetic recombination and the organization of the genetic material of bacteria." He was professor of genetics at Stanford University, president of Rockfeller University, and public servant to presidents, national groups, and governmental organizations.

Dates: 1904-2008

Regional Medical Programs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 501
Abstract In October 1965 the Heart Disease, Cancer and Stroke Amendment (Public Law 89-239) authorizing the establishment and maintenance of Regional Medical Programs was signed. Its purpose was "to encourage and assist in the establishment of regional cooperative arrangements among medical schools, research institutions, and hospitals for research and training, including continuing education, and for related demonstration of patient care..." (Sec. 900, PL 89-239).The Regional Medical Program...
Dates: 1948-1993 (bulk 1966-1978; 1991-1994)

Vernon E. Wilson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 492
Abstract

Dr. Vernon E. Wilson (1915-1992) was a nationally known leader in medical education and an innovative administrator of medical programs in academia and government. Although the collection covers the years 1953 through 1981, the bulk of the records were created in the 1970s.

Dates: 1953-1981