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Emery A. Johnson Papers 1938-2006
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Title: Emery A. Johnson Papers
Creator: Johnson, Emery A.
Dates: 1938-2006
Extent: 53.53 linear feet (46 boxes)
Abstract:
Emery A. Johnson (1929-2005), American physician, administrator, and health advocate, devoted his career to improving the health needs of the country's Native American and Alaska Native populations. He was the fourth director of the Indian Health Service (HIS), an Assistant Surgeon General of the United States, and a life-long supporter of allowing American Indians to take control of their own health care management. His professional career is documented in his collection of correspondence, memoranda, reports, study papers, procedural documents, budget requests, legislative activity material, meeting and conference material, and reference publications.

Call number: MS C 587
Language: Collection materials primarily in English.