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John Milton Adams

John Milton Adams, American physician, educator. Member Pediatric Research Society (vice president), American Pediatric Society, American Society Clinical Investigation, American Academy Pediatrics, American Physical Art Association, Society for History of Medicine, Western Society Pediatric Research (president 1959-1980), Sigma Xi, Nu Sigma Nu, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Background

  • Adams, John Milton was born on June 7, 1905 in Minneapolis. Son of Paul and Olive (Marshall) Adams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science cum laude, Princeton, 1929. Doctor of Medicine Columbia, 1933. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1943.

    Career

    • Intern surgery University of Minnesota, 1934-1935, assistant professor pediatrics, 1941-1946, associate professor, 1946-1949. Practice pediatrics Nicollet Clinic, Minneapolis, 1937-1943. Professor pediatrics, University of California School Medicine, Los Angeles, 1950-1980, chairman, 1950-1964.

      Diplomate American Board Pediatrics (director 1960-1966), National Board Medical Examiners.

    Works

    • Author: Newer Virus Diseases, 1960. Viruses and Colds, 1967. Multiple Sclerosis, 1977.

      Contributor to Brennemann’s Practice of Pediatrics (4 volumes) science articles nat. journals.

    Membership

    Member Pediatric Research Society (vice president), American Pediatric Society, American Society Clinical Investigation, American Academy Pediatrics, American Physical Art Association, Society for History of Medicine, Western Society Pediatric Research (president 1959-1980), Sigma Xi, Nu Sigma Nu, Alpha Omega Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Frances Gaston, March 24, 1934. Children: John Milton, Herbert G., William M. Intern pediatrics New Haven Hospital.
    • father: Paul Adams
    • mother: Olive (Marshall) Adams
    • spouse: Carolyn Frances Gaston
    • children: John Milton Adams
    • Herbert G. Adams
    • William M. Intern pediatrics New Haven Hosp Adams
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    Born June 7, 1905
    Died June 30, 1980
    (aged 75)
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