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United States Public Health Service

 (USPHS)
a governmental health agency that is part of the United States Department of Health and Human Services; see also public health.
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USPHS

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USPHS

Abbreviation for United States Public Health Service.
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USPHS

Abbreviation for United States Public Health Service.
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He admitted that the dialogue provided the USPHS with more information needed to disseminate to the US Congress, government, community, and media about the real situation in the Philippines contrary to 'rather superficial reports'.
San Juan (PR): Bureau of Supplies, Printing and Transportation; 1917:237, 243; Puerto Rico Ilustrado (San Juan, PR), 1919 May 24 (unnumbered pages); Williams, USPHS, p.
Agency for International Development (USAID), requested a senior USPHS officer with extensive experience in disaster behavioral health to come to Nairobi to advise and assist in organizing programs for Kenyans who were experiencing psychological trauma.
Also occurring in 1972 was a change in the reporting line of ACIP, from the Surgeon General of USPHS to the Secretary of DHEW through the Director of CDC.
Steele has received numerous recognitions and awards viz USPHS Order of Merit (1963)--Honorary member of Epidemic Intelligence Service of the CDC (1975), XIIth International Veterinary Congress Prize by AVMA (1984), Surgeon General's Medallion (2006) and Medal of Merit from OIE (2012).
Public Health Service (USPHS): Management Information System, Statistical Reporting Category.
Under the amended research design, USPHS hired Nurse Eunice Rivers to coordinate the study, officially known as "The Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male." Nurse Rivers, a black woman, was a graduate of the Tuskegee Institute and had worked on various public health projects in Alabama since the early 1920s.
(22) Norman Daniels, Bruce Kennedy, & Ichiro Kawachi, Why Justice is Good for Our Health: The Social Determinants of Health Inequalities, in PUBLIC HEALTH ETHICS: THEORY, POLICY, AND PRACTICE (Ronald Bayer & Dan Beauchamp eds., 2007); David Vicki, The Untold Story of the Legacy of the Tuskegee Study of Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male: Or, Is the Legacy of Tuskegee Affirmative Action for the White Researchers?, in THE SEARCH FOR THE LEGACY OF THE USPHS SYPHILIS STUDY AT TUSKEGEE 79-88 (Ralph Katz & Rueben Warren eds., 2011).
In three restorations, all over 34 months old, the dentine was slightly exposed and these were considered as unacceptable according to the modified USPHS criteria.
While lack of access in the workplace is related to the high rate of unemployment among PWDs (Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Disability Demographics and Statistics, 2007), lack of access to health care is of particular importance (USPHS, 2005) and would be important content to include in textbooks used in nursing education programs.
A model that could be considered is the Office of Research Integrity (ORI), USPHS in the R&D (in the DST) and higher education (in the UGC or its new proposed body) sectors.