Posts tagged "surgeon general"

Sept. 6 news: Surgeon General sworn in, Sen. Patty Murray’s common ground on health care, Hurricane Irma

Check out today's public health news on Wednesday, September 6, 2017.
Jerome Adams sworn in as surgeon general

Jerome Adams sworn in as surgeon general

Jerome Adams, MD, MPH, began his tenure as U.S. surgeon general today after being sworn in during a White House ceremony.
APHA Storify: Surgeon General reports addiction is chronic illness, not moral failing

APHA Storify: Surgeon General reports addiction is chronic illness, not moral failing

The surgeon general has released the office's first report on addiction in response to the rising opioid epidemic. Learn more and join in ending this crisis.
US Surgeon General Murthy in NPHW town hall: Public health becoming ‘more prominent’

US Surgeon General Murthy in NPHW town hall: Public health becoming ‘more prominent’

Public health now has an opportunity “unlike any time in recent history,” according our nation’s top doctor.
The Nation's Health (Storify): Surgeon general calls for more walking

The Nation’s Health (Storify): Surgeon general calls for more walking

The surgeon general has called for communities and individuals to step up their game. Here's why and how where you live can help you put your best foot forward.
Surgeon General Murthy at swearing-in ceremony: ‘Public health doesn’t exist in a vacuum’

Surgeon General Murthy at swearing-in ceremony: ‘Public health doesn’t exist in a vacuum’

Dr. Vivek Murthy’s journey to his post as the 19th surgeon general of the United States was much longer than the U.S. “top doc” position’s 18-month vacancy.
The Nation's Health: US surgeons general inspire passion for public health

The Nation’s Health: US surgeons general inspire passion for public health

Read more about six past U.S. surgeons general at the 142nd APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans in The Nation's Health January 2015 issue.

Dec. 17 news: Surgeon general’s role, CDC’s STD report, menu labeling for alcohol

Check out the latest in public health news for Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014.
Vivek Murthy confirmed as 19th U.S. surgeon general

Vivek Murthy confirmed as 19th U.S. surgeon general

At long last, the U.S. has a new surgeon general — Dr. Vivek Murthy. APHA celebrates the confirmation.

Dec. 9 news: Malaria death rate, BPA risk, Vivek Murthy nomination

Check out the latest in public health news for Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014.

APHA urges Senate to confirm surgeon general nominee

The fate of stalled U.S. surgeon general nominee Vivek Murthy rests with the Senate this week.
APHA, CVS Health tobacco symposium: Can private businesses put public health first?

APHA, CVS Health tobacco symposium: Can private businesses put public health first?

CVS Health took a financial risk when it stopped tobacco sales in its 7,700 stores, foregoing $2 billion of annual revenue to do so.