Last year, the Department’s Office of Inspector General, Office of Evaluation and
Inspections, conducted a comprehensive review of the response by the Commissioned
Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (Corps) to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita...
CAPT Karen Lohmann Siegel has been selected as the Chief Professional Officer for the Therapist category effective 13 February 2007.
As Chief Therapist Officer, CAPT Siegel is responsible for providing leadership and coordination of therapy professional affairs
of the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service (Corps) for the Office of the Surgeon General and the Department.
On Monday, 11 September 2006, members of the Ceremonial Unit of the Surgeon General’s
Honor Cadre (Public Health Service (PHS) Honor Corps) were included as part of the
New York City (NYC) Honor Guard…
The Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service’s (Corps) Commissioned
Officer Training Academy (COTA) conducted an average of one Basic Officer Training
Course (BOTC) per month from December 2005 through December 2006.…
Officers of the Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service can now quickly
and easily book a room at the Millennium Hotel in Cincinnati for the 2007 U.S. Public
Health Service (USPHS) Scientific and Training Symposium...
The application deadline for the 2007 Assimilation Year is 15 February 2007...
National Health Observances
Health observances are days, weeks, or months devoted to promoting particular health concerns. A planning guide developed by the National Health Information Center lists national health observances, along with the sponsoring organizations and information about supporting materials. The guide is available at