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George St. John Perrott Papers 1920-1980
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Title: George St. John Perrott Papers
Creator: Perrott, George St. J. (George St. John), 1893-1980
Dates: 1920-1980
Extent: 4.4 linear feet (11 boxes)
Abstract:
Perrott directed the National Health Survey (1935-1936) which provided estimates and projections of U.S. disability and illness on a national scale. He served three Surgeons General as Chief of the Division of Public Health Method. After retirement, Perrott organized an international conference on health studies for the NIH. His work after becoming director of research and statistics for the Group Health Association of America in 1962 provided support for the Health Maintenance Organization Act of 1973.

Call number: MS C 370
Language: Collection materials primarily in English
Location: Materials stored offsite. Retrievals made last Friday of the month. Contact reesj@nlm.nih.gov for scheduling.