Joycelyn Elders

American pediatrician, public health administrator, and former Surgeon General of the United States

Minnie Joycelyn Elders (born August 13, 1933) was Surgeon General of the United States from September 8, 1993 to December 31, 1994.

Joycelyn Elders


  • Handguns are a public health issue.
    • Hall, Mimi (9 November 1993). "Elders makes assault on guns". USA Today: pp. A5ff. 


  • We must stop this love affair with the fetus.

Abstinence educationEdit


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