The Surgeon General and the bully pulpit Public Deposited

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  • March 22, 2019
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  • Stobbe, Michael
    • Affiliation: Gillings School of Global Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management
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  • This project looks at the role of the U.S. Surgeon General in influencing public opinion and public health policy. I examined historical changes in the administrative powers of the Surgeon General, to explain what factors affect how a Surgeon General utilizes the office's "bully pulpit," and assess changes in the political environment and in who oversees the Surgeon General that may affect the Surgeon General's future ability to influence public opinion and health. This research involved collecting and analyzing the opinions of journalists and key informants such as current and former government health officials. I also studied public documents, transcripts of earlier interviews and other materials.
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  • Brooks, Edward F.
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  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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