David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Secretary for Health
Department of Health and
Human Service and U.S. Surgeon General

David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., was sworn in as both the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH) and the Surgeon General for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on February 13, 1998. He was nominated by President Clinton on September 12, 1997 and confirmed by the Senate on
February 10, 1998.

 He was born in Anniston, Alabama, on March 2, 1941. He attended Morehouse in Atlanta and was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa in 1963.
He also attended Case Western Reserve University in 1970 where he
received his Ph.D. and he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha
Honor Society.

Dr. Satcher, as the U.S. Surgeon General, counsels women
on Physical Fitness and Sports. He is responsible for the Office of
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. His contribution to
society is trying his best to get cures for disease so there will be less
and less deaths caused by Disease.

U.S. to Fight Racial Health Disparities

By:Brandon Oliver
Source: Satcher Biography, U. S. Office of the General Surgeon