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Chris Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' H. Smith
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1980
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marie; 4 Children
Birth Date: 03/04/1953
Birth Place: Rahway, NJ
Home City: Hamilton, NJ
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
April 4, 2014 Smith, Fattah Announce Bipartisan Bill to Boost Alzheimer's Research and Int'l Action Plan
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 1, 2014 Marking World Autism Day, April as Autism Awareness Month
March 28, 2014 The First One Thousand Days
March 27, 2014 Autism Prevalence Worsens: 1 in 68 Children Suffer in U.S.
March 27, 2014 Letter to President Barack Obama - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 25, 2014 Chairman Smith on The First One Thousand Days: Development Aid Programs to Bolster Health and Nutrition
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
Jan. 28, 2014 A Report on the G8 Dementia Summit
Jan. 16, 2014 "Do It For Your Daughters" Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Grows
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Subcommittee - A Report on the G8 Dementia Summit
Dec. 3, 2013 Establishing Advisory Committee on Tick-Borne Diseases
Nov. 21, 2013 Hearing of the House Foriegn Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations - The Global Challenge of Alzheimer's: The G - 8 Dementia Summit and Beyond
Nov. 21, 2013 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations - The Global Challenge of Alzheimer's: The G-8 Dementia Summit and Beyond
Nov. 15, 2013 Reps. Waters & Smith Commemorate National Memory Screening Day
Aug. 2, 2013 Rep. Smith Welcomes New Co-Chair to the Bipartisan Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
Aug. 1, 2013 Smith Holds Hearing on U.S. Efforts to Help Developing Nations Obtain Clean Water
June 28, 2013 Addressing the Neglected Diseases Treatment Gap
June 27, 2013 Hearing of the House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and Int'l Orgs. Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee - Addressing the Neglected Diseases Treatment Gap
June 14, 2013 2013 Plan on Alzheimer's Disease Released
May 21, 2013 The U.S. Contribution to the Fight Against Malaria
April 24, 2013 Meeting the Challenge of Drug-Resistant Diseases in Developing Countries
April 23, 2013 Smith Chairs Health Hearing on 'Superbugs' that Resist Drug Treatment
April 2, 2013 Rep. Smith Marks World Autsim Day
March 21, 2013 Smith Introduces Bill to Aid NJ Hospitals
Feb. 12, 2013 Rep. Smith Introduces Lyme Disease Bill
Sept. 21, 2012 Letter to Senator Harry Reid
Sept. 11, 2012 Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program Reauthorization Act of 2012
July 31, 2012 District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
July 24, 2012 Lyme Disease Exploding in U.S., Around the Globe -- Hon. Christopher H. Smith
May 17, 2012 National Plan to Fight Alzheimer's Disease is Unveiled
April 25, 2012 New Study: Cost of Treating Autism Rising, Need to Help Autistic Children, Young Adults & Seek New Treatments Never Greater
April 25, 2012 Supreme Court Appeal Must be Filed by May 2
April 24, 2012 Smith Joins Bipartisan Effort on Alzheimer's
April 20, 2012 Cong. Smith Speaks at the Ocean Health Initiatives Grand Re-Opening Event in Lakewood, N.J.
March 30, 2012 Times of Trenton - Jersey, U.S. Autism Rates Hit New High
March 23, 2012 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - China's Forced Repatriation of North Korean Refugees Violates International Law
March 6, 2012 On the Passing of Don Payne
Dec. 1, 2011 Hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Affairs - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Catholic Church: Examining the Politicization of Grants
Nov. 2, 2011 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health and Human Rights of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs - U.S. Policy Toward Zimbabwe Chairman
Oct. 4, 2011 Hearing of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights - "A Comprehensive Assessment of U.S. Policy Toward Sudan,"
Sept. 27, 2011 Senate Passes Smith Autism Bill
Sept. 22, 2011 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health and Human Rights Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "China's One-Child Policy: The Government's Massive Crime Against Women and Unborn Babies"
Sept. 21, 2011 Autism Leaders Call on Senate to Act on Smith-Doyle Bill
Sept. 20, 2011 Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2011
Sept. 8, 2011 Hearing of the Africa, Global Health and Human Rights Subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee - "Addressing the Humanitarian Emergency in East Africa"
Aug. 23, 2011 Wall Patch - Alzheimer's Forum Helps To Draft National Plan
Aug. 5, 2011 Hydrocephalus Treatment in Uganda: Leading the Way to Help Children
July 18, 2011 Smith Unveils Lyme Disease Bill
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