50th Anniversary of the Smoking and Health Report
On April 8, 2014, former Surgeons General David Satcher and Richard Carmona attended Public Health Research at Maryland to discuss the role of the Surgeon General in improving health and to celebrate the anniversary of the Smoking and Health report.
In January of 1964, Surgeon General Luther Terry released the seminal report Smoking and Health. The report launched what continues today as a global campaign to reduce the prevalence of smoking and prevent death and disability from smoking and tobacco use.
Public Briefing: Value of the Commissioned Corps to American Health and Security
Speakers discussed what the Commissioned Corps does for the country, how officers accomplish their missions, and the future of the Corps. Other topics included the cost of hiring officers, retirement benefits, and comparisons to the other uniformed services. Click here for a press release.
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