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C Everett Koop Surgeon General

Surgeon General Koop: The Legacy of a Health Warrior

Dr. Richard Carmona | Posted 05.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Richard Carmona

A man of enormous physical presence and stature, Koop became a public figure at the juxtaposition of a nation yearning for a credible, visible and competent health leader with that of a national media consumed by an insatiable appetite for content.

The Grandfather of Preventative Health: A Farewell to Dr. C. Everett Koop

Adam Bosworth | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Adam Bosworth

Although Dr. Koop was deeply conservative and religious, he was opposed by many on the left and the right because he had the integrity to go where the data took him, regardless of politics or his own personal opinions.

Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop Dies

AP | WILSON RING and CONNIE CASS | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics

With his striking beard and starched uniform, former Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop became one of the most recognizable figures of the Reagan era...