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Laird Gray Jackson

Laird Gray Jackson, American geneticist, internist, educator. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Medical Genetics (board directors). Leukemia Society fellow, 1963-1965, Leukemia Society scholar 1965-1970. Fellow American College of Physicians; member American Society Human Genetics (social issues committee 1976-1980, board directors).

Background

  • Jackson, Laird Gray was born on October 10, 1930 in Seattle, Washington, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pomona College, 1951. Doctor of Medicine, University Cincinnati, 1955.

    Career

    • Rotating general intern Sacramento County (California) Hospital, 1955-1956. Resident in internal medicine Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1959-1961, National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow medical oncology, 1961-1962, instructor medicine, 1962-1964, assistant professor medicine, 1964-1966, associate professor, 1966-1969, associate professor medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics-gynecology, 1969-1978, professor, since 1978, director division medical genetics, 1969-1998. Founder, board directors, treasurer American College Medical Genetics, 1991-1995.

      Captain United States Air Force, 1956-1959.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Medical Genetics (board directors).

    Works

    • Member editorial board American Journal Medical Genetics, Prenatal Diagnosis, Repository of Human Chromosomal Variants.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Independent

    Membership

    Fellow American College of Physicians. Member American Society Human Genetics (social issues committee 1976-1980, board directors).

    Connections

    • Married.
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    Born October 10, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1951
      Pomona College
    • 1955
      University Cincinnati
    • 1955 - 1956
      Rotating general intern, Sacramento County (California) Hospital
    • 1959 - 1961
      resident, in internal medicine Jefferson Medical College
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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