TITLE

Virus Vanquisher

AUTHOR(S)
Reed, J. D.
PUB. DATE
February 2002
SOURCE
Smithsonian;Feb2002, Vol. 32 Issue 11, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the efforts of physician and public health professor Donald Ainslie Henderson to defend against biological attack on the United States. Comments on his leadership and achievements, which included a global campaign against smallpox; His position as head of Health and Human Services' (HHS) Office of Public Health Preparedness; His background, including his work in epidemiology for the Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS).
ACCESSION #
5935026

 

Related Articles

  • Obituary.  // World Medical Journal;Oct2016, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p121 

    An obituary for American community physician and epidemiologist D. A. Henderson is presented.

  • Smallpox expert returns to service. Lovern, Ed // Modern Healthcare;11/19/2001, Vol. 31 Issue 47, p4 

    Reports the appointment of Donald A. Henderson as director of the United States Office of Public Health Preparedness in November 2001. Responsibilities; Career background.

  • HHS Micro-Grant Pilot Program Available.  // ASHA Leader;9/25/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 17, p3 

    Reports on the Community Implementation Micro-Grant Pilot Program established by the United States Department of Health and Human Services. Objective of the program; Benefits for local community groups; Coverage of the program.

  • Million Hearts campaign seeks major reductions in heart disease, stroke.  // Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder;2/14/2013, Vol. 79 Issue 29, p3 

    The article discusses the efforts of Million Hearts campaign, a national initiative of the U.S. Department of Health and Services, to reduce deaths the number of deaths in the U.S. due to heart diseases.

  • `Healthy people 2010' aims to trim the fat.  // AHA News;01/31/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p5 

    Announces the unveiling of the `Healthy People 2010' program by the United States Health and Human Services Department, which aims at improving public health. Health risks targeted by the program; Goals of the program; Existing disparities in the nation's public health.

  • HHS Implements Health Emergency Plan.  // BioWorld Today;1/11/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p4 

    The article reports on the National Health Security Strategy issued by the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS).

  • HHS Can Improve Agency Internal Controls for Its New Contracting Authorities.  // GAO Reports;7/21/2009, preceding p1 

    The article focuses on the new contracting authorities established by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address threats from chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear agents. It explores a review on HHS' appropriate utilization of the new contracting authorities and...

  • HHS redesigns role of pharmacy personnel in disaster preparedness. Thompson, Cheryl A. // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;1/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p99 

    The article reports about the role renewal of pharmacy personnel in disaster preparedness by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Michael P. Bourg, chief pharmacy officer at Health and Human Services's Office of Preparedness and Emergency Operation, commented that this new...

  • HHS SEEKS A NEW GENERATION OF LEADERS. Serafini, Marilyn Werber // National Journal;8/3/2002, Vol. 34 Issue 31, p2318 

    Provides information on the Emerging Leaders program launched by U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy G. Thompson. Function of the program; Reason for his decision to launch the program; Difference of the retirement package for people who joined the federal government after 1986 over...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics