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Collection Events at NIH
Title Surgeon General designate C. Everett Koop at NIH
Caption Surgeon General C. Everett Koop
Date 03/23/1981
Description C. Everett Koop (1916 -) was appointed as the thirteenth Surgeon General of the United States by President Ronald Reagan. His term of service 1982-1989 covered a wide range of health issues of which AIDS was the most prominent. Koop wrote the official policy on the disease and the initiative to have information about the disease mailed to every U.S. household.
Credit line Courtesy of the Office of History, National Institutes of Health
Accession number 5786
Number of images 5
Catalog Number 4750
Photographer Unknown
Place Bethesda, MD
Year Range from 1981
Year Range to 1981
Organizations Public Health Service (U.S.) (1912-present)
Public Health Service (U.S.), Office of the Surgeon General
NIH; OD (Office of the Director)
Buildings Building 10 ("CC" Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center)
Building 38 (National Library of Medicine)
Building 10C ("ACRF" Ambulatory Care Research Facility)
Other number 4750
People Koop, C. Everett
Fredrickson, Donald S.
Cummings, Martin M.
Pratt, Arnold W.
Whedon, G. Donald
Lipsett, Mortimer B.
Malone, Thomas E.