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Irving Gordon

Irving Gordon, American physician, educator. Diplomate American Board Pathology, American Board Microbiology, National Board Medical Examiners. Member American Cancer Society (research committees), National Lung Association.

Background

  • Gordon, Irving was born on June 20, 1914 in Cleveland. Son of N. Beryl and Minna (Singer) Gordon.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Michigan, 1937.

    Career

    • Intern Long Island College Medical School Hospital, 1937-1938, resident, 1938-1939. Fellow Rockefeller Foundation, 1941. Professional associate commission acute respiratory disease Army Epidemiological Board, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1943-1946.

      Staff member division laboratories and research New York State Health Department, 1946-1955, assistant director, 1952-1955. Associate professor medicine and bacteriology Albany (New York ) Medical College. Also associate attending physician Albany Hospital, 1949-1955.

      Professor department microbiology University Southern California Medical School, 1955-1985, professor emeritus, from 1985, chairman, 1955-1981, associate dean, 1963-1965. Senior attending physician University Southern California Medical Center, 1956-1987. Member committees National Institutes of Health, Armed Forces Epidemiological Board, World Health Organization.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Pathology, American Board Microbiology, National Board Medical Examiners.

    Works

    • Author research contributions to virology and infectious deseases. Contributor to medical microbiology textbooks. Member editorial board science journals.

    Membership

    Member American Cancer Society (research committees), National Lung Association.

    Connections

    • Married Toini Lefren, June 16, 1939 (deceased May 1967). Children– James Norrby, Elizabeth Britt (Mistress Michael Ascher), Thomas Rolf. Married Francis Maxwell Hawkes, October 18, 1968.
    • father: N. Beryl Gordon
    • mother: Minna (Singer) Gordon
    • spouses: Toini Lefren
    • Francis Maxwell Hawkes
    • children: James Norrby Gordon
    • Elizabeth Britt Gordon (Mistress Michael Ascher)
    • Thomas Rolf Gordon
    Irving Gordon
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    Born June 20, 1914
    Died September 24, 2005
    (aged 91)
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