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Physician

Bruce Peck Webster, Canadian physician. Decorated Legion of Merit.

Background

Webster, Bruce Peck was born on November 1, 1901 in Lansdowne, Ontario, Canada. Son of Thomas Amos and Bertha (Peck) Webster.

Education

Doctor of Medicine C.M., McGill University, 1925.

Career

Came to the United States, 1927, naturalized, 1932. International assistant resident medicine Montreal General Hospital, 1925-1927. Assistant resident medicine, Jacques Loeb fellow Johns Hopkins Hospital and University, 1927-1929.

Fellow medicine National Research Council, 1929-1931. Assistant professor medicine Tulane University, 1931-1932. Assistant professor medicine Cornell Univercity Medical School, 1932-1946, associate professor clinical medicine, 1946-1966, clinical professor medicine, 1966-1976.

Private practice medicine, 1946-1976. Attending physician New York Hospital. Medical director Time, Inc., 1947-1967.

Membership

Member public advising committee to surgeon general United States Public Health Service. Served from Lieutenant col to colonel Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, Society Clinical Investigation, American Institute Nutrition, Harvey Society, Society Research Child Development, New York Academy of Medicine.

American Society Hygienne (past press, chairman international committee), Society Medical Consultants to Armed Forces (past president). Clubs: University, Century Association, Nippon (New York City).

Connections

father:
Thomas Amos Webster

mother:
Bertha (Peck) Webster