School of Medicine and Dentistry: The Surgeons General Relay Race Against Smoking: Where Are We? What Have We Learned?
2014 Distinguished Alumnus Lecture:
The Surgeons General Relay Race Against Smoking: Where Are we? What Have We Learned
David Satcher '72M (Res) is the director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine (SHLI/MSM), which was established in 2006. He is also professor of community health and preventive medicine, family medicine, and psychiatry at MSM.
Prior to 2002, Dr. Satcher served as director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, assistant secretary for health, and surgeon general of the United States, making him only the second person in history to serve simultaneously as surgeon general and assistant secretary for health. As surgeon general, Dr. Satcher released the first ever Surgeons General Reports on mental health, oral health, sexual health, and overweight and obesity.