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United States. Public Health Service. Office of the Surgeon General

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Corporate name headingUnited States. Public Health Service. Office of the Surgeon General
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Variant(s)Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Service
United States. Department of Health and Human Services. Office of the Surgeon General
United States. Office of Public Health and Science. Office of the Surgeon General
United States. Office of the Surgeon General
United States. Surgeon General of the Public Health Service
United States. Surgeon General (Public Health Service)
See alsoUnited States. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health and Surgeon General
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Hierarchical superior: United States. Department of Health and Human Services
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Hierarchical superior: United States. Office of Public Health and Science
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Hierarchical superior: United States. Public Health Service
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Found inReducing tobacco use, a report of the Surgeon General [CF] 2000: disc label (Surgeon General; U.S. Public Health Service) exec. summary, at Welcomep╠▓df file, p. i (Surgeon General of the U.S. Public Health Service) p. iii (Surgeon General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
Office of Public Health and Science home p., at Department of Health and Human Services web site, 10/3/2000 (Office of Public Health and Science is under the direction of the Assistant Secretary for Health; subord. office, Office of the Surgeon General)
History of the Office of the Surgeon General, via Office of the Secretary, Assistant Secretary for Health, and Surgeon General, at Dept. of Health and Human Services web site, 10/3/2000 (in 1798, Congress est'd the U.S. Marine Hospital Service (predecessor of Public Health Service); in 1870, the Service was reorg. as a national hospital system with centralized administration under a medical officer, the Supervising Surgeon (to be known later as the Surgeon General); first Supervising Surgeon appointed in 1871, who est'd a cadre of medical personnel to administer Marine Hospital System; Jan. 4, 1889, Congress recognized the cadre by authorizing the Commissioned Corps; before 1968, Surg. Gen'l was head of Public Health Service (PHS); reorg. in 1968, responsibility for PHS assigned to Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH), Office of the Surgeon General was abolished, and Surg. Gen'l became a deputy to the ASH; 1972, Surg. Gen'l became advisor to Sec'y instead of advisor to the ASH; 1977, ASH and Surgeon General combined; 1981, separated again; 1987, Office of the Surg. Gen'l re-est'd as staff office in Office of ASH.; Surg. Gen'l reports to the ASH)
Seventh annual report of the Surgeon General of the Public Health Service, 1963.