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Reminiscences of Leonard Andrew Scheele : oral history, 1963.

Creator: Scheele, Leonard Andrew, 1907-1993.
Project: Health sciences project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 70 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Public Health Service (PHS) assignments; establishment of research clinics; grant procedures for PHS hospitals; lung cancer epidemiology,; establishment of chronic as well as communicable disease programs; planning clinical center; National Institute of Health managerial policies; establishment of other institutes; public relations programs; effects of World War II on PHS expansion; coordination of research and control programs; expansion to extramural research grants; appointment as Surgeon General of the United States, 1948; future of PHS.


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