|Died||September 22, 2002 (aged 100)|
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
|Education|| St. John's College (BS)|
University of Maryland, Baltimore (MD)
Thomas B. Turner (1902 –September 22,2002) was an American microbiologist who worked as the dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine from 1957 to 1968.
Turner was born in Prince Frederick,Maryland. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from St. John's College from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Turner joined the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in the 1920s and remained at the university until 1968. During his final eleven he worked as dean of the medical school. During World War II,Turner briefly left Johns Hopkins to manage the United States Army's syphilis eradication program. In the 1980s,Turner became the founding director of the Alcoholic Beverage Medical Research Foundation at Johns Hopkins.
Johns Hopkins University,often abbreviated as simply Johns Hopkins,Hopkins,or JHU,is a private research university in Baltimore,Maryland. Founded in 1876,Johns Hopkins was the first U.S. university based on the European research institution model. It is ranked among the top universities in the United States and the world.
The Johns Hopkins Hospital (JHH) is the teaching hospital and biomedical research facility of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine,located in Baltimore,Maryland,U.S. It was founded in 1889 using money from a bequest of over $7 million by city merchant,banker/financier,civic leader and philanthropist Johns Hopkins (1795–1873). Johns Hopkins Hospital and its School of Medicine are considered to be the founding institutions of modern American medicine and the birthplace of numerous famous medical traditions including rounds,residents and house staff. Many medical specialties were formed at the hospital including neurosurgery,by Harvey Cushing and Walter Dandy;cardiac surgery by Alfred Blalock;and child psychiatry,by Leo Kanner. Attached to the hospital is the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center which serves infants,children,teens,and young adults aged 0–21.
Henrietta Lacks was an African-American woman whose cancer cells are the source of the HeLa cell line,the first immortalized human cell line and one of the most important cell lines in medical research. An immortalized cell line reproduces indefinitely under specific conditions,and the HeLa cell line continues to be a source of invaluable medical data to the present day.
Thomas Parran was an American physician and Public Health Service officer. He was appointed the sixth Surgeon General of the United States from 1936 to 1948,and oversaw the notorious Tuskegee syphilis experiment and Guatemala syphilis experiment.
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Donald Ainslie Henderson was an American medical doctor,educator,and epidemiologist who directed a 10-year international effort (1967–1977) that eradicated smallpox throughout the world and launched international childhood vaccination programs. From 1977 to 1990,he was Dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Later,he played a leading role in instigating national programs for public health preparedness and response following biological attacks and national disasters. At the time of his death,he was Professor and Dean Emeritus of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health,and Professor of Medicine and Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh,as well as Distinguished Scholar at the UPMC Center for Health Security.
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Elias Zerhouni is an Algerian-born American scientist,radiologist and biomedical engineer.
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The University of Maryland School of Medicine,located in Baltimore City,Maryland,U.S.,is the medical school of the University of Maryland,Baltimore and is affiliated with the University of Maryland Medical Center and Medical System. Established in 1807 as the College of Medicine of Maryland,it is the first public and the fifth oldest medical school in the United States. UMB SOM's campus includes Davidge Hall,which was built in 1812,and is the oldest building in continuous use for medical education in the Northern Hemisphere.
The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is one of the constituent faculties of McGill University. It was established in 1829 after the Montreal Medical Institution was incorporated into McGill College as the college's first faculty;it was the first medical faculty to be established in Canada. The Faculty awarded McGill's first degree,and Canada's first medical degree to William Leslie Logie in 1833.
William Henry Welch was an American physician,pathologist,bacteriologist,and medical-school administrator. He was one of the "Big Four" founding professors at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was the first dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and was also the founder of the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health,the first school of public health in the country. Welch was more known for his cogent summations of current scientific work,than his own scientific research. The Johns Hopkins medical school library is also named after Welch. In his lifetime,he was called the "Dean of American Medicine" and received various awards and honors throughout his lifetime and posthumously.
Carola Blitzman Eisenberg was an Argentine-American psychiatrist who became the first woman to hold the position of Dean of Students at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. From 1978 to 1990,she was the Dean of Student Affairs at Harvard Medical School (HMS). She has for a long time been Lecturer in the newly renamed Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at HMS. She was also both a Founding Member of Physicians for Human Rights and an Honorary Psychiatrist with the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston,a longstanding position there.
Lloyd Brooks Minor M.D. is an American surgeon,researcher,educator,and academic administrator. Since December 2012,he has served as the Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Dean of Stanford University School of Medicine at Stanford University. Previously,he was the provost of Johns Hopkins University.
Henry David Abraham is an American physician. He was a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston,Massachusetts.
Catherine Clarke Fenselau is an American scientist who was the first trained mass spectrometrist on the faculty of an American medical school;she joined Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in 1968. She specializes in biomedical applications of mass spectrometry. She has been recognized as an outstanding scientist in the field of bioanalytical chemistry because of her work using mass spectrometry to study biomolecules.
Thomas A. LaVeist is dean and Weatherhead Presidential Chair at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at Tulane University in New Orleans,Louisiana. He was previously chairman of the Department of Health Policy and Management at the George Washington University,Milken Institute School of Public Health. He focuses mainly on the development of policy and interventions to address race disparities in the health field.
Redonda Gail Miller is an American public health leader. After serving as chief resident,vice chair for clinical operations for the Department of Medicine and vice president for medical affairs,she became the first female president of Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2016.
Edyth H. Schoenrich was a doctor and professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.