Howard Koh

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Name: Howard Koh
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 2 reports

Spike in US skin cancer sparks warning

A US government report is warning people to stop sunbathing or using tanning beds, citing an alarming jump in deadly melanoma cases.THE report blames a generation of sun-worshipping for the $US8 billion ($A8.66 billion) spent to treat all forms of skin ... [Published Northern Territory News - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

The US is not making progress on public health

Aaron recently called our attention to the  Healthy People 2020  report on progress in public health. The high-level goals are fundamental contributors to human well-being: Attain high-quality, longer lives free of preventable disease, disability, ... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Howard Koh departs HHS after 5 years of work on health disparities

Dr. Howard KohOakland, Calif. (July 10, 2014) — Asian Pacific Partners for Empowerment, Advocacy &Leadership (APPEAL) recognizes the tireless work and tremendous  impact of Dr. Howard Koh as he departs his post as Assistant Secretary for Health at the ... [Published Asian American Press - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Best Wishes to Dr. Howard Koh (7/10/14)

WASHINGTON, July 10 -- The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum issued the following news release: The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF) recognizes the dedication and far-reaching impact of Dr. Howard Koh's service as Assistant ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Koh Departing Obama Administration

Dr. Howard Koh is stepping down as assistant secretary for health at HHS after five years in the post. Koh's primary focus was disease prevention, including oversight of the Office of the Surgeon General.Koh is  returning to the faculty of the Harvard ... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Provider status bill builds bipartisan support

ARLINGTON, Va. – More members of Congress are recognizing the need for the nation to make broader use of pharmacists' range of health care capabilities, according to the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.NACDS said Thursday that Reps. Ann Kirkpatrick ... [Published Chain Drug Review - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Assistant Secretary for Health for U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Howard Koh to Rejoin HSPH Faculty

Boston, MA – Dr. Howard K. Koh , Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will be rejoining the faculty at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) this fall in a new position as a Professor of the Practice of ... [Published Harvard School of Public Health - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

UN Review on NCDs starts today

This UN review is reporting back on progress against the 2011 UN political Declaration on NCDs. We are expecting the High Level Meeting to encourage member states to report back on the 25 indicators, including the palliative care indicator, developed ... [Published EHospice - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Dr. Howard Koh Has Re-Energized Nation’s Fight Against Tobacco

Jul. 3 2014WASHINGTON, DC – As he steps down as Assistant Secretary for Health, the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids thanks and applauds Dr. Howard Koh for spearheading the Obama Administration’s efforts to reinvigorate the fight against tobacco use, the ... [Published Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

AcademyHealth: Grading the health of the nation

Howard Koh, the Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, wrote  a viewpoint  (with colleagues) that was recently published in JAMA. In it, he details how the United States is moving toward achieving the health ... [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Getting Ahead Of The Curve: The Case For Prevention (LIVESTREAM)

Watch Live at 2:40 - 3:40pm and 4:40 - 5:40pm EST.The problem with prevention is that when it works, no one really notices. Although perhaps not as sexy as heroic medicine, prevention costs a lot less and spares a great deal of anguish. Even so, it has ... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 5 reports

Director of Office of Research Integrity Resigns, Calls It Worst Job He’s Ever Had

Fmr. ORI Director David Wright The Director of the Office of Research Integrity (ORI) , David Wright (no relation), has resigned. His resignation letter reads as a comprehensive indictment of the federal bureaucracy which he worked for and called ... [Published Firedoglake - Mar 14 2014]

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"we need to change the social norm with respect to tanning and shatter the myth that tanned skin is somehow a sign of health" Koh said

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Recognizing Leadership to Combat Viral Hepatitis [Published The White House - 2 hours ago]
Spike in US skin cancer sparks warning [Published Northern Territory News - 19 hours ago]
Utah leads U.S. with highest rate of new Melano... [Published Fox13now - 21 hours ago]
Surgeon General advises 'save your skin, stop t... [Published Examiner.com - 22 hours ago]
Surgeon general issues skin cancer warning [Published WDSU New Orleans - 23 hours ago]
MRA Applauds Surgeon Generals Call to Action to... [Published BioPortfolio - Jul 29 2014]
The US is not making progress on public health [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jul 21 2014]
Dr. Howard Koh departs HHS after 5 years of wor... [Published Asian American Press - Jul 17 2014]
Best Wishes to Dr. Howard Koh (7/10/14) [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 11 2014]
Koh Departing Obama Administration [Published American Journal of Managed Care - Jul 10 2014]
Provider status bill builds bipartisan support [Published Chain Drug Review - Jul 10 2014]
Assistant Secretary for Health for U.S. Departm... [Published Harvard School of Public Health - Jul 10 2014]
UN Review on NCDs starts today [Published EHospice - Jul 10 2014]
Dr. Howard Koh Has Re-Energized Nation’s Fight ... [Published Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids - Jul 03 2014]
AcademyHealth: Grading the health of the nation [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jun 30 2014]
Getting Ahead Of The Curve: The Case For Preven... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 26 2014]
Dr. Thomas Starzl Receives Hepatitis B Foundati... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 26 2014]
Dr. Thomas Starzl Receives Hepatitis B Foundati... [Published PRWeb - Apr 24 2014]
Nye, Koh, to address UMass-Lowell grads [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Mar 27 2014]
ORI Director's Resignation Demonstrates Corrupt... [Published MuskegonPundit - Mar 23 2014]
ORI Director's Resignation Demonstrates Corrupt... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 21 2014]
Dr. Thomas Starzl to Receive 2014 Baruch S. Blu... [Published PRWeb - Mar 19 2014]
Fight Colorectal Cancer Advocates Raise Nationw... [Published PRWeb - Mar 17 2014]
Director of Office of Research Integrity Resign... [Published Firedoglake - Mar 14 2014]
HHS Official Resigns Via Scalding Letter About ... [Published YID With LID - Mar 14 2014]
'I’m offended as an American taxpayer that the ... [Published REASON Online - Mar 14 2014]
'I’m offended as an American taxpayer that the ... [Published Hit & Run - Mar 14 2014]
Federal Chief Of Academic Integrity In Science ... [Published Popular Science - Mar 14 2014]
Progress and Opportunities: Implementing the 20... [Published USGOVHHS - YouTube Channel - Jan 28 2014]
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The US is not making progress on public health [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jul 21 2014]
Aaron recently called our attention to the  Healthy People 2020  report on progress in public health. The high-level goals are fundamental contributors to human well-being: Attain high-quality, longer lives free of preventable disease, disability, ...
AcademyHealth: Grading the health of the nation [Published The Incidental Economist (Posts) - Jun 30 2014]
Howard Koh, the Assistant Secretary for Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, wrote  a viewpoint  (with colleagues) that was recently published in JAMA. In it, he details how the United States is moving toward achieving the health ...
Dr. Thomas Starzl Receives Hepatitis B Foundati... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Apr 26 2014]
Doylestown, PA, April 26, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The 2014 Crystal Ball Gala, hosted by the Hepatitis B Foundation (www.hepb.org), included an evening of dinner, dancing, a live and silent auction, and awards ceremony. But this year's event also included ...
ORI Director's Resignation Demonstrates Corrupt... [Published MuskegonPundit - Mar 23 2014]
ORI Director's Resignation Demonstrates Corruption in Science :Science is rife with corruption, incompetence, dishonesty and fabrication--and now, thanks to a frank resignation letter by the US's top scientific misconduct official we have a better idea ...
ORI Director's Resignation Demonstrates Corrupt... [Published Breitbart Feed - Mar 21 2014]
Science is rife with corruption, incompetence, dishonesty and fabrication--and now, thanks to a frank resignation letter by the US's top scientific misconduct official we have a better idea why. David E. Wright, a respected science historian, has ...
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