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Physician , retired educator

Arthur John Vorwald, American physician, retired educator.


Vorwald, Arthur John was born on April 12, 1904 in Dubuque, Iowa, United States. Son of Doctor Theodore Francis and Rose (Wilkey) Vorwald.


Bachelor of Arts, Columbia College, Dubuque, Iowa, 1925. Doctor of Medicine University of Chicago, 1931, Doctor of Philosophy. in Pathology, 1932, Honorary Doctor of Science, Hobart and William Smith Colls., 1949. Doctor of Laws, Loras College, Dubuque, 1950.


Assistant pathology University of Chicago, 1928-1931, instructor pathology, 1931-1932. Intern Presbyterian Hospital, Chicago, 1932, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, 1932-1933. Fellow National Research Council, Cambridge U., England, 1933-1934.

Lecturer and pathologist Trudeau School, 1934-1942. Director Edward L. Trudeau Foundation and Saranac Laboratory, Saranac Lake, New York, 1947-1954, director silicosis and beryllium symposia Saranac Laboratory, 1947-1954. Pathologist Trudeau (New York) Sanatorium, 1934-1942.

Pathologist active staff General Hospital, Saranac Lake, 1947-1954. Associate department pathology U. Rochester Medical School, 1936-1942, 47-54. Postgraduate Memorial Hospital, New York City, 1938, Mallory Institute, Boston, 1939.

Associate clinical professor industrial medicine New York University Postgrad. Medical School, 1949-1954. Professor, department chairman occupational, environmental health College Medicine, Wayne State University, 1954-1972, professor emeritus, 1972, director Summer Institute Radiation Biology High School Science Teachers, Atomic Energy Commission and National Science Foundation, 1957-1960.


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Served from lieutenant commander to captain Medical Corps, United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1947. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association Thoracic Surgery, American College Chest Physicians, American Medical Association, Industrial Medical Association, Royal Society Health, American College Preventive Medicine. Member College American Pathologists, American College of Physicians, American College Preventive Medicine, Royal Society Medical of England.

Member European and S.A. Medical and Tuberculosis Socs., Franklin County Medical Society (president 1938-1939), Saranac Lake Medical Society New York (president 1941-1942), Pan American Medical Association, Michigan and Detroit Medical Socs., American Association Pathologists and Bacteriologists, American Industrial Hygiene Association, American Public Health Association, American Society Experimental Pathology, American Thoracic Society, Association Military Surgeons United States, National Tuberculosis Association, New York Academy of Medicine, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, Society Medical Jurisprudence, American Association Cancer Research, International Association on Occupational Health (member permanent commission), American Academy Occupational Medicine, International Academy Pathology, Ramazzini Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Army-Navy, Cosmos (Washington).


Married Madeleine Foeller, June 22, 1931.

Doctor Theodore Francis Vorwald

Rose (Wilkey) Vorwald

Madeleine Foeller