United States Public Health Service

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Noun1.United States Public Health Service - an agency that serves as the office of Surgeon GeneralUnited States Public Health Service - an agency that serves as the office of Surgeon General; includes agencies whose mission is to improve the public health
Department of Health and Human Services, Health and Human Services, HHS - the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with health and welfare; created in 1979
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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HHS called in seven National Disaster Medical System (NDMS) teams, including community doctors and nurses from around the country, and two teams from U.
The March-April 2016 issue of Public Health Reports, the journal of the U.
Thacker, MD, MSc, a retired Assistant Surgeon General in the U.
In 1887, as a physician in the Marine-Hospital Service (MHS) -- the precursor to today's U.
was the first African-American to be commissioned by U.
Drawing on records, news reports, and interviews, a historian formerly with the U.
He is a commissioned corps officer, holding the rank of commander, with the U.
Operation Arctic Care is an annual multiservice readiness exercise that offers training in moving Army, Navy, Air Force, Reserve, Guard, U.
These units come standard with a patented dual-action wiping mechanism to facilitate periodic cleaning of quartz sleeve without interruption of purifier operation and conform to the U.
After a fellowship in hematology at the University of Washington, Randy spent two years at the U.
By federal law, those conducting a clinical trial on human participants must disclose financial interests above a certain threshold amount ($10,000 or 5 percent equity, according to the U.
Regions were delineated on the basis of the approximate number of patients with TB in the regions; regions did not follow the boundaries of the U.