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Joseph Clarence Hinsey

Joseph Clarence Hinsey, American medical educator. Recipient Merit award Nu Sigma Nu, 1956; Abraham Flexner award for service to medical education Association American Medical Colls., 1958; Medal award New York Medical College, 1960; distinguished service award North Carolina College Medicine, 1964, Alumni Merit award Northwestern University, Washington University, Iowa Wesleyan College.

Background

  • Hinsey, Joseph Clarence was born on April 29, 1901 in Ottumwa, Iowa, United States. Son of Joseph Edgar and Sarah Belle (Majors) Hinsey.

  • Education

    • Student Iowa Wesleyan College, 1918-1920. Bachelor of Science, Northwestern University, 1922, Master of Science, 1923, Doctor of Science, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy., Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, 1927.

      Honorary Doctor of Science, Union College, 1955, Iowa Wesleyan College, 1958, Boston University, 1969. Doctor of Hebrew Literature, New Jersey College Medicine, 1965.

    Career

    • Assistant in zoology Northwestern University, 1921-1923. Instructor biology Western Reserve U., 1923-1924. Assistant in neuroanatomy Washington University, 1924-1927, assistant professor, 1927-1928.

      Assistant professor in neuroanatomy Northwestern University Medical School, 1928-1929, associate professor, 1929-1930. Professor anatomy Stanford, 1930-1936. Professor physiology, head department Cornell Univercity Medical School, New York, 1936-1939, professor anatomy, head department, 1939-1953, dean, 1942-1953.

      Director New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, 1953-1966, consultant, 1966-1969. Professor neuroanatomy Cornell Univercity Medical College, 1956-1967, professor anatomy emeritus, 1967-1981. Chairman China Medical Board New York, 1956-1970.

    Works

    • Contributor to medical journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member President’s Commision on Medical Needs of Nation, 1952. Member of board of managers Memorial Hospital New York City, 1942-1970. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (vice president 1950), New York Academy Sciences (vice president 1949), Association American Medical Colls.

    (president 1949; member American Association Anatomists, American Physiological Society, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, Harvey Society, New York Academy of Medicine, California Academy Medicine, S.A.R., Pilgrims United States, Newcomen Society, St. Andrews Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Delta Theta, Nu Sigma Nu, Alpha Omega Alpha. Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner). Club: Cornell (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Lillian Callen, June 18, 1926. Children: Elaine (Mistress.
    • father: Joseph Edgar Hinsey
    • mother: Sarah Belle (Majors) Hinsey
    • spouse: Sarah Lillian Callen
    • child: Elaine (Mrs Hinsey
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    Born April 29, 1901
    Died March 25, 1981
    (aged 79)
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