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
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His last role in the USPHS was serving as regional radiological health representative with the U.
Public Health Rep 1903; 18:235; Williams, USPHS, 125, photo facing 481.
Aquatic Health/Recreational Health--CDR Jasen Kunz, MPH, REHS, USPHS, CDC/NCEH.
RADM Trent-Adams began her career in the Commissioned Corps of the USPHS in 1992.
Russian representatives visited disaster sites in the United States, led by USPHS commissioned officers in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA), with additional consultations on disaster responses by the NIMH and the USUHS Department of Psychiatry (involving both Active-duty and retired military members).
USPHS physician John Charles Cutler led experiments in Guatemala that went on from 1946 to 1948, in which prisoners and other vulnerable members of the community were infected with syphilis to study how the disease spread.
5) It does cite the same agents recommended by USPHS and UMHS as effective.
The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice * was appointed in March 1964 by the Surgeon General of USPHS, 2 years after a proposal to establish such a committee was sent to the Surgeon General by the Secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (DHEW ([dagger])), Anthony J.
Steele became Chief Veterinary Officer of USPHS in 1950 and retired as the first Assistant Surgeon General for Veterinary affairs in 1971.
She was also the administrator for the Division of Nurse Education of USPHS to oversee the Cadet Nurse Corps during WWII.
He completed an internship in internal medicine at USPHS Hospital.
LTJG Caulk and 1,572 USPHS nurses work on the front lines of public health locally and nationally to protect, promote, and advance the health and safety of our Nation (USPHS, 2012).