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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Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, n.d.:398, United States Public Health Service. Annual Report of the Surgeon-General of the Public Health Service of the United States for the fiscal year 1913.
Joint statement of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the United States Public Health Service (USPHS).
McGee served as a Commissioned Officer in the United States Public Health Service in Oklahoma.
He cited a number of scientific literature on the safety of dental amalgam or "silver pasta," including the findings of a study done by the United States Public Health Service and the US Food and Drug Administration in 1993.
Border was an ophthalmology resident at the United States Public Health Service Hospital in Staten Island, N.Y., and at St.
The United States Public Health Service (USPHS) cites its earliest beginnings in the 1798 Act for the Relief of Sick and Disabled Seamen, which established a Marine Hospital System and a Marine Hospital Service.
Commander in the United States Public Health Service assigned to the medical facility at the U.S.
The status and authority of the surgeon general, the titular chief of the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, has been waning for decades.

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