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Jack Kenneth Wickstrom

Jack Kenneth Wickstrom, American medical educator. Decorated 2 Purple Hearts, Presidential citation; recipient Surgeons award National Safety Council, 1975. Served with United States Navy, 1942-1944.; Member American Medical Association, Association Bone and Joint Surgeons, American Orthopedic Association.

Background

  • Wickstrom, Jack Kenneth was born on August 7, 1913 in Omaha. Son of Albin E. and Agnes B. (Nelson) Wickstrom.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Nebraska, 1939, Honorary Doctor of Science, 1979. Diplomate: American Board Orthopedic Surgery. Medical training Charity Hospital, New Orleans, 1939-1942.

      Fellow U. Nebraska, 1944. Fellow Tulane University, 1944-1946, instructor, 1946-1948, assistant professor, 1948-1951, associate professor, 1951-1955, professor, 1955-1961, Lee C. Schlesinger professor, 1961-1979, professor emeritus, 1979-1984. Consultant in field.

    Career

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Nebr. Editor: Journal Bone and Joint Surgery, 1957-1963, Journal Trauma, 1964, Bulletin American Acad.

    Works

    • Associate editor: Journal Bone and Joint Surgery, 1957-1963, Journal Trauma, 1964, Bulletin American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons, 1960-1971. Board of directors Louisiana chapter Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Found.

    Membership

    Served with United States Navy, 1942-1944. Member American Medical Association, Association Bone and Joint Surgeons, American Orthopedic Association. Clubs: Alpine, Round Table, Lamplighter.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Elizabeth Wilson, September 14, 1940. Children: Cynthia (Mistress.
    • father: Albin E. Wickstrom
    • mother: Agnes B. (Nelson) Wickstrom
    • spouse: Mary Elizabeth Wilson
    • child: Cynthia (Mrs Wickstrom
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    Born August 7, 1913
    Died June 17, 1984
    (aged 70)
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