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Department
Sociology
Course
SOCA01H3
Professor
Andrew Mc Kinnon
Semester
Fall

Description
Health and Medicine DefinitionsSurgeon General The chief medical officer in the US Public Health Service or in a state public health serviceEverett Koop Although he was most widely known among Americans for his years being the Surgeon General the vast bulk of Koops career was actually spent as a practicing physicianHealth and Human Services Secretary the head of the United States Department of Health and Human Services concerned with health matters Donna Shields nutritionistCentre for Disease ControlCDC online source for health information Peter Piot he discovered the Ebola virusUNAIDSUNAIDS the Joint United Nations Programme on HIVAIDS is an innovative partnership that leads and inspires the world in achieving universal access to HIV prevention treatment care and supportDr James Chin James Jim Chin is a public health epidemiologist He works in public health surveillance and prevention of communicable diseases particularly AIDSAIDS Acquired immune deficiency syndrome or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome AIDS is a disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus HIVEpidemiologist study of patterns of health and illness and associated factors at the population level It is the cornerstone method of public health research WHO WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters shaping the health research agenda setting norms and standards articulating evidencebased policy options providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trendsMichael Fumento Wrote the book The Myth of Heterosexual AIDSHes best known for science and health issues especially what he considers 34faux crises from the heterosexual AIDS explosion in 1987 to swine flu to the alleged epidemic of runaway Toyotas
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