Public Health Policy

Several former surgeons general discussed public health policy challenges facing the nation. They also examined the role of surgeons… read more

Several former surgeons general discussed public health policy challenges facing the nation. They also examined the role of surgeons general in forming public health policy and how this was reflected in the events during their various periods of service. Much of the discussion focused on the politics of public health policy and the struggle against tobacco usage. They also took questions from the audience. After the panel discussion, Dr. Satcher delivered a speech about his agenda for public health and Attorney General Reno spoke about the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. close

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  • Leroy Burney Surgeon General (Former) Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • Paul Ehrlich Surgeon General (Acting, Former) Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • Joycelyn Elders Surgeon General (Former) Department of Health and Human Services
  • Marvin Kalb Founding Director Harvard University->Shorenstein (Joan) Center on the Press, Politics, and Public Policy
  • C. Everett Koop M.D. Surgeon General (Former) Department of Health and Human Services
  • Audrey Forbes Manley M.D. Surgeon General (Acting, Former) Department of Health and Human Services
  • Antonia C. Novello M.D. Surgeon General (Former) Department of Health and Human Services
  • Janet Reno Attorney General Department of Justice
  • Julius Richmond Surgeon General (Former) Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
  • David Satcher M.D. Surgeon General Department of Health and Human Services
  • Alfred Sommer Dean Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health
  • William Stewart Surgeon General (Former) Department of Health, Education, and Welfare
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Public Health Policy

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Program ID:
103293-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Apr 3, 1998
Last Aired:
Jul 19, 2007

Airing Details

  • Apr 03, 1998 | 1:15am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 03, 1998 | 3:55am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 03, 1998 | 2:47pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 18, 2007 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 19, 2007 | 4:57am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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