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David Satcher, MD, PhD Biography

Former Surgeon General of the United States of America
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Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director of the National Center for Primary Care (NCPC) at the Morehouse School of Medicine, 2002-present
  • Fellow, Kaiser Family Foundation, 2002-present
  • United States Surgeon General, 1998-2002
  • Assistant Secretary for Health, 1998-2001
  • Didi Hirsch Erasing the Stigma Mental Health Leadership Award, 2000
  • National Association of Mental Illness Distinguished Service Award, 2000
  • Bennie Mays Trailblazer Award, 1999
  • Jimmy and Roslyn Carter Award for Humanitarian Contributions to the Health of Humankind from the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, 1999
  • Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Administrator of the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1993-1998
  • New York Academy of Medicine Lifetime Achievement Award, 1997
  • Breslow Award in Public Health, 1995
  • President of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, 1982-1993
  • Professor and Chairman of the Department of Community Medicine and Family Practice at Morehouse School of Medicine, 1979-1982
  • Interim Dean of the Charles R. Drew Postgraduate Medical School, 1977-1979
  • Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Preventive Medicine, and American College of Physicians
  • MD and PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 1970
  • BS, Morehouse College, 1963
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  1. Is There an Age by Which People Realize Their Sexual Orientation?