- Name: C. Everett Koop
- Born: 10/14/1916
- Died: 02/25/2013 (96 years old)
Charles Everett Koop (October 14, 1916– February 25, 2013) was an American pediatric surgeon and public health administrator. He was a vice admiral in the Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, and served as the 13th Surgeon General of the United States under President Ronald Reagan from 1982 to 1989. According to the Associated Press, “Koop was the only surgeon general to become a household name.”
Birth Name: Charles Everett Koop
Awards: Calderone Prize
Alias: Charles Everett Koop
Birth Place: New York City, New York, U.S.
Death Place: Hanover, New Hampshire, U.S.
C. Everett Koop quotes :
The health care industry can play a great role in this by being aware of the fact that these children form perhaps the most neglected group of people in the country, largely because it is hard to find them.C. Everett Koop