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Celebrating the American Record of Health and Medicine

Celebrating the American Record of Health and Medicine

The Public Health Doctor The Public Health Doctor. Perez on Medicine: The Whimsical Art of Jose Perez, Specialty by Specialty. WRS Publishing, 1993. Painting. Monograph.

Artist Jose Perez published a series of his satirical paintings, including "The Public Health Doctor," where he caricatures former U.S. Surgeon General C. Everett Koop, who holds a tablet containing the Public Health Commandments.

From the C. Everett Koop Papers on Profiles in Science, a resource of the History of Medicine Division's Digital Manuscripts Program and the Lister Hill Center for Biomedical Communications' Digital Library Research Program.

View the C. Everett Koop collection finding aid.

More information on manuscript holdings at NLM is available in Archives and Modern Manuscripts Program: Archives and Manuscripts.

More paintings by Perez available in the NLM exhibit Perez on Medicine.