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Jonathan Forman

Jonathan Forman, American internist, editor, author. Diplomate American Board Internal medicine. Recipient Louis Bromfield gold medal, 1961, Clemens von Pirquet gold medal, 1964.


  • Forman, Jonathan was born on September 30, 1887 in Austinburg, Ohio, United States. Son of Cassius Clay and Alice Florence (Coup) Forman.

  • Education

    • AB, Ohio State University, 1910. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 2016. Doctor of Medicine, Starling-Ohio Medical College, 1913.


    • Assistant in anatomy and physiology Ohio State University, 1910-1911. Assistant in pathology College Medicine, Ohio State University, 1913-1914, instructor, 1914-1916, assistant professor, 1916-1919. Special lecturer allergy, 1933-1934.

      Lecturer medicine, from 1934. Professor history of medicine, from 1945. Professor emeritus; assistant in pathology Starling-Ohio Medical College, 1911-1913.

      Austin teaching fellow Harvard University, 1919-1920. Private practice Columbus, Ohio, from 1920. Pathologist and gastroenterologist several hospitals and clinics.

      Director laboratory division United States Naval Hospital, Naval Operating Base, Hampton Roads, 1917-1919.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Internal medicine.


    • Author: History of the First Hundred Years of the College of Medicine of Ohio State University, 1934. Editor or co-editor bulletins, journals and proceedings various organizations, from 1916, including Ohio State Medical Journal, 1953-1957. Editor in chief Clinical Physiology, 1956-1965.

      Member editorial board World-Wide Abstracts, Vox Medica, Review Allergy and Applied Immunology. Editor Archives Clinical Ecology. Contributor numerous articles to medical journals.


    Chairman Friends of the Land, 1952-1960. Fellow American College Allergy (president 1949-1950), American Academy Allergy, International Association Allergists, Society Technology Editors and Publications, International College Applied Nutrition. Member American Medical Association, Argentine Society for Study of Allergy, International Corresponding Society Allergists (director-general), Alpha Omega Alpha, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Rho Sigma (Ainsley Griffin gold medal), Sigma Tau Delta.


    • Married Doris Marie Andrews, November 1, 1923. Children: Alice Ann, Cynthia Louise, Jonathan.
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    Born September 30, 1887
    • 1910
      Ohio State University
    • 2016
      Harvard University
    • 1913
      Starling-Ohio Medical College
    • 1910 - 1911
      Assistant, in anatomy and physiology Ohio State University
    • 1911 - 1913
      assistant, in pathology Starling-Ohio Medical College
    • 1913 - 1914
      assistant, in pathology College Medicine
    • 1919 - 1920
      Austin teaching fellow, Harvard University
    • 1933 - 1934
      special lecturer, allergy
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