Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Luther L. Terry


Title:
Letter from Adrian Kantrowitz to Luther L. Terry
Creator:
Kantrowitz, Adrian
Recipient:
United States. Public Health Service. Office of the Surgeon General and Terry, Luther L. (Luther Leonidas), 1911-1985
Date:
[ca. December 1963]
Description:
Luther L. Terry (1911-1985) was Surgeon General of the United States from 1961 to 1965. It was during his tenure that the U.S. Public Health Service study linking smoking and lung cancer was published, launching a new era of public health concern about the adverse effects of smoking on cardiopulmonary health.
Rights:
Reproduced with permission of Adrian Kantrowitz.
Genre:
Letters (correspondence)
Subject:
Heart-Assist Devices
Format:
Text
Extent:
5 pages
Language:
English
Legacy ID:
GNBBBH
NLM ID:
101584941X6
Profiles Collection:
The Adrian Kantrowitz Papers
Story Section:
Expanding Technological Possibilities, 1955-1970