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David Satcher (b. 1941)

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Creator:Creelan, Marilee
Title:David Satcher (b. 1941)
Date:2004 Sept. 20

Encyclopedia article about David Satcher, the sixteenth surgeon general of the United States, who spent much of his career as a physician, scholar, and administrator in Georgia. He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where he received the M.D. and Ph.D. Satcher has worked in various capacities with the Morehouse School of Medicine, the University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine and Public Health, Meharry Medical College in Nashville, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Preventive Medicine, and the American College of Physicians.

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Subjects:Satcher, David, 1941- | United States. Public Health Service. Office of the Surgeon General--Officials and employees | African American physicians--Georgia | Georgia
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project) | Georgia Humanities Council | University of Georgia. Press | Merrill-Hall New Media | GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)
Online Publisher:[Athens, Ga.] : Georgia Humanities Council and the University of Georgia Press | 2004-09-20
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