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Tropical Medicine

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

D. Carleton Gajdusek Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 565
Abstract

Daniel Carleton Gajdusek, winner of the 1976 Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine for his discovery of kuru, was a pediatrician, virologist and chemist whose research focused on growth, development and disease in primitive and isolated populations.

Dates: 1918-2009

Franklin A. Neva papers

 Collection
Identifier: HMD MS ACC 2013-001
Abstract UNPROCESSED COLLECTION. Trip reports, lecture notes, speeches, oversize data collection books, a diary kept sporadically from 1944 to 50, including the period he spent at NAMRU III in Egypt, personal correspondence beginning in 1942 through 1990 or so, additional photos and kodachrome slides, trip photo albums, some patient slides and possibly a few clinical notes, and selected administrative files and reports and photos taken at NIH, PAHO, IOM. Laboratory books and various files from years...
Dates: 1944-1990

Gorgas Memorial Institute of Tropical and Preventive Medicine Records

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Identifier: MS C 212
Abstract The Gorgas Memorial Institute of Tropical and Preventive Medicine, Incorporated (GMITP) was founded in 1921 and was named after William C. Gorgas. Gorgas was a U.S. Surgeon General and was known throughout the world as the conqueror of the mosquito and the malaria and yellow fever it transmits. His pioneer efforts in halting an epidemic of yellow fever enabled the United States to complete the Panama Canal. Its mission was to create a health education program to train researchers in tropical...
Dates: 1899-1992

Louis L. Williams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 169
Abstract

Correspondence, photos and slides, reports, notes, reprints, and printed matter. Material pertains chiefly to the study and control of malaria, particularly in China, India, Puerto Rico, and U.S. military camps.

Dates: 1910-1970

Richard M. Taylor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 629
Abstract

Taylor was a microbiologist, public health official and Director of the Rockefeller Foundation International Health Division. His specialty was arboviruses. In 1951 at the age of 65 he helped establish a program at the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU-3) in Egypt to study mosquito- and tick-borne viruses and their transmission cycles. Collaborating closely with Telford Work and others, their work helped eradicate yellow fever and identified the West Nile virus.

Dates: 1930-1981

Stanhope Bayne-Jones Papers

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Identifier: MS C 155
Abstract

Subjects include family background, education, service in World War I and II, Dr. Bayne-Jones' association with the Johns Hopkins University Medical School, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Yale University School of Medicine, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, Tulane University School of Medicine, U. S. Army Surgeon General's Office, and the Department of Health, Education and Welfare.

Dates: 1852-1969

Telford H. Work Papers

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Identifier: MS C 564
Abstract

The papers of Telford H. Work (1921-1995) highlight international research and teaching in the field of arbovirology and tropical disease. The collection, which spans from 1938-1990, contains material about his education, career, hobbies, and achievements.

Dates: 1938-1990

Wilbur A. Sawyer Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 69
Abstract

Sawyer is best known for his role in developing a vaccine for yellow fever and working to eradicate the disease as a public health threat whle working for the Rockefeller Foundation's West Africa Yellow Fever Commission.

Dates: 1879-1995