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Pellens, Mildred / [c.1928] Title: Notes on the history of opium: collected in research for the book, The opium problem / Mildred Pellens c.1928
Abstract: As part of the book The opium problem, the worldwide history of opium use was surveyed to provide context to the contemporary situation of opium use in America.
Perrott, George St. J. (George St. John), 1893-1980 / [1920-1980] Title: George St. John Perrott Papers 1920-1980
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.