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Reminiscences of Joseph F. Ross, 1986

Creator: Ross, Joseph F. 1910-1999
Project: Hematology project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 229 pages Sound recording: 5 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Childhood, Azusa, CA; education: Stanford University 1929-1932, Harvard Medical School 1932-1936; clinical training; early uses of radioactivity in laboratory experiments, diagnosis, therapy; development of penicillin and blood preservation, World War II; Boston University Medical School: reorganization under Chester Keefer; development of hematology as a specialty: founding of Blood: The Journal of Hematology, 1945, the International Society of Hematology 1946, the Blood Club 1954, the American Society of Hematology 1956; development of nuclear medicine; medical representative, Eisenhower's Atoms for Peace Program, 1956 and Geneva Conference on peaceful uses of atomic energy, 1955; international science missions; academic career at University of California at Los Angeles, departments of radiology, nuclear medicine, hematology, from 1954


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