ID#: 16145
This is one in a series of twenty-four images (PHIL 16125 - 16148) captured at a memorial ceremony exhibit entitled, “Honoring Dr. Stephen B. Thacker”. Here, Dr. Thacker was surrounded by his immediate family members, which included his wife and two daughters. Dr. Thacker, a retired Assistant Surgeon General in the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS), most recently the Director of the Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services (OSELS), served with distinction in key CDC positions, including Deputy Director (Acting), during a career that spanned more than 36-years. He was the recipient of two of the USPHS's highest individual honors, the Distinguished Service Medal and the Surgeon General's Medal. Throughout his public service, he provided essential support to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) series of publications.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Victoria Burchfield
Creation Date: 2013
Photo Credit: Victoria Burchfield
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