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Obama Naming Harvard Medical School Physician As Surgeon General

President Barack Obama is nominating a Harvard Medical School physician as the nation’s next surgeon general.


Former U. S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop listens June 5, 2001 during an AIDS policy symposium in Washington, D. C. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Koop, Who Transformed Surgeon General Post, Dies

With his long silver beard and white braided uniform, former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop became one of the most recognizable figures of the Reagan era.


U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Surgeon General Making 3-Day Visit To Mass.

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Regina Benjamin is making a three-day visit to Massachusetts.