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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In addition to N|H, ScriptPro provides pharmacy systems to the Veterans Health Administration, the Food and Drug Administration, the Department of Defense, the U.S. public health services and federal prisons.
Bernice, a nurse consultant with the Kidney Disease Control Program (KDCP) of the U.S. Public Health Services, arranged for the KDCP to be a sponsor of a one day nursing program during the 1968 annual meeting of the American Society of Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) and to sponsor a similar program the following year.