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Charles Edward Smith

Charles Edward Smith, American university dean. Recipient Bronfman prize American Public Health Association. Member California State Board Health, since 1940 (president 1944-1964); Member American Medical Association, American Public Health Association (past; Member editorial board California Medicine.

Background

  • Smith, Charles Edward was born on September 7, 1904 in St. Joseph, Missouri, United States. Son of Charles Madison and Mabel Ellen (Kates) Smith.

  • Education

    • Student Sacramento Junior College, 1923-1925. Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1927, Doctor of Medicine 1931. Diploma in Public Health, U. Toronto, 1934.

    Career

    • House officer, Alameda County Highland Hospital, 1931-1932. Instructor department public health and preventive medicine, Stanford University School Medicine, 1932-1934, assistant professor, 1934-1937, associate professor, 1937-1942, professor, 1942-1949, professor, department chairman University of California School Public Health since 1949. Dean since 1951; special consultant to Surgeon General United States Public Health Service, 1946-1956, consultant communicable disease center United States Public Health Services, 1952-1954.

      Fellow international health division, Rockefeller Foundation, 1933-1934. Associate Rockefeller Foundation in Study of Teaching of Preventive Medicine and Public Health in North America and Europe, 1936-1937.

    Works

    • Contributor to technical journals.

    Membership

    Member California State Board Health, since 1940 (president 1944-1964). Member American Medical Association, American Public Health Association (past. Member editorial board California Medicine.

    Connections

    • Married Elizabeth Laidlaw, June 14, 1930. Children: Edward Laidlaw, Charles Laidlaw.
    • father: Charles Madison Smith
    • mother: Mabel Ellen (Kates) Smith
    • spouse: Elizabeth Laidlaw
    • children: Edward Laidlaw Smith
    • Charles Laidlaw Smith
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    Born September 7, 1904
    Died April, 1967
    (aged 62)
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