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Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-OPHS

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Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Rm 716G
200 Independence Avenue SW
Washington, DC 20201

202-690-7694 (Voice),
202-205-4747 (FAX),

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The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health (ASH) oversees 14 core public health offices including the Office of the Surgeon General and the US Public Health Service Corps as well as 10 regional health offices across the nation and 10 Presidential and Secretarial advisory committees. The ASH is charged with leadership in developing policy recommendations as they pertain to public health issues that cut across HHS agencies and operating divisions.



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6.13.11: Updated title and abstract from OPHS to ASH.


Date Entered: 11/23/1998
Date Edited: 11/27/2012
Date Revised: 11/5/2000
Health Referral Number: HR2969
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