Leroy Edgar Burney

Leroy Edgar Burney (31 December 1906 - 31 July 1998) was an American physician and public health official. He was appointed the eighth Surgeon General of the United States from 1956 to 1961.

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... Kennedy’s inauguration, Surgeon General Burney stepped down from his post to give the new Democratic administration the opportunity to nominate its own choice for Surgeon General ... Reforms and ideas raised during Burney’s administration would become the foundations of health policy under Presidents Kennedy and Lyndon B ... After retiring from PHS, Burney served as Vice President for Health Sciences at Temple University and on the Board of the Milbank Memorial Fund until his ...

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