Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
Found in 13 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. 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.
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.
UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Administrative files, photographs, awards and honors, research files, drafts and reprints of articles, motion picture films, audiocassette interviews; artificial organ prototypes; patents; and medical device blueprints documenting the career of heart surgeon, artificial organ inventor, and NHLBI administrator Dr. Lowell Harmison.
2,474 color and black and white postcards of varying sizes, published in the United States and internationally, depicting the nursing profession, the social history of nursing, the perception of nursing in various cultures, the role of military nurses, and other related themes.
Videotapes with transcripts, papers presented, and agendas/brochures for a meeting about the psychological affects and treatment options for AIDS patients and their families. Sponsored by the MIFD (nee Mary Bourne), it was an invitation-only meeting featuring Bowen Theory family therapy practitioners and other subject experts.
Briefing books, hearing and meeting transcripts, reports, and press clippings document the activities of the National Commission on Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome. Materials cover all but the last year of the Commission's existence. The majority of the collection consists of briefing books, and hearing and meeting transcripts of the National Commission.
Donald A.B. Lindberg (1933-) is a scientist who served as the Director of the National Library of Medicine between 1984-2015. Dr. Lindberg pioneered applying computer technology to health care at the University of Missouri and has made notable contributions to information and computer activities in medical diagnosis, artificial intelligence, and educational and outreach programs.