Quotes by C. Everett Koop

About C. Everett Koop:

Charles Everett Koop 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."

Author Bio

  • NameC. Everett Koop
  • DescriptionAmerican pediatric surgeon and public health administrator
  • AliasesCharles Everett Koop
  • BornOctober 14, 1916
  • DiedFebruary 25, 2013
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionPhysician
  • AwardsPresidential Medal Of Freedom; Tyler Prize For Environmental Achievement