Streaming Video of Dr. C. Everett Koop's Talk

04/09/08  Portland, Ore.

The Former U.S. Surgeon General spoke at the OHSU Old Library Auditorium on April 7

On Monday April 7, Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, M.D., gave the first annual John R. Campbell Pediatric Surgery Lecture titled “Pediatric surgery: A 62-year perspective from the nation’s oldest children’s hospital.”

Streaming video of his speech in the Old Library Auditorium is available for viewing at the following Web Address.

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About C. Everett Koop, M.D.
Koop is emeritus professor of surgery and pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; and emeritus surgeon-in-chief, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (the nation’s oldest children’s hospital). He was surgeon general, U.S. Public Health Service, and deputy assistant secretary for health, Department of Health and Human Services, from 1982 to 1989.

About the lecture

The John R. Campbell, M.D., Lectureship in Pediatric Surgery has been established in tribute to an outstanding teacher and the first pediatric Surgeon at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital and Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. The need to exchange knowledge was important to Campbell. This annual lectureship is an effort to bring new ideas and thinking in pediatric surgery to OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital.