James Ostermann Mason

James Ostermann Mason

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James Ostermann Mason was a Director for the Centers for Disease Control with 21 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 House Committee as an Acting Assistant Secretary for the Department of Health and Human Services. The year with the most videos was 1988 with five videos. Most appearances with Louis W. Sullivan M.D. (5), Barbara Mishkin (3), Bill Borwegen (3). Most common tags: HIV/AIDS, Health Policy, Medicine.

Appearances by Title:c. April 2, 1990 - Present Assistant Secretary, Health, Department of Health and Human Services Videos: 10

Previously

Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention c. October 17, 1983 - c. August 14, 1989 Videos: 6 Surgeon General, Department of Health and Human Services c. August 14, 1989 - c. April 2, 1990 Videos: 2 Acting Assistant Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services January 1, 1985 - January 1, 1989 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Future Health Challenges

    Future Health Challenges

    Former Centers for Disease Control directors discussed the topic, “Protecting the Nation’s Health: Major Challenges of the 21st…

  • An Agenda for AIDS: Actions for Early 1993

    An Agenda for AIDS: Actions for Early 1993

    The commission heard testimony on recommendations concerning government policy on AIDS for the Clinton presidential…

  • Fetal Tissue Transplant Research Issues

    Fetal Tissue Transplant Research Issues

    The U.S. Senate is expected to take up the spending bill for the National Institutes of Health next week. Contained in that…

  • National Drug Policy

    National Drug Policy

    Dr. Mason, director of the Public Health Service, responded to telephone callers' questions on the nation’s national health…

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