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Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - OSG

Organization URL(s)

www.surgeongeneral.gov/index.html

Other Contact Information

Tower Building Plaza Level 1, Room 100 1101 Wooton Parkway
Rockville, MD 20852
240-276-8853 (Voice)
240-453-6141 (FAX)

Description

The Office of the Surgeon General, under the direction of the Surgeon General, oversees the operations of the 6,500-member Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service and provides support for the Surgeon General in the accomplishment of her other duties. The Office is part of the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Surgeon General serves as America's Doctor by providing Americans the best scientific information available on how to improve their health and reduce the risk of illness and injury.

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Print Resources

Publications may be viewed and downloaded at http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/index.html

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Review Date

Wednesday, Aug 24, 2011