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Dwight Joyce Ingle

educator , physiologist.

Dwight Joyce Ingle, American educator, physiologist. Recipient Roche-Organon award Laurentian Hormone Conference, W.E. Upjohn prize; Outstanding Achievement award University of Minnesota, 1964; Modern Medicine Distinguished Achievement award, 1967.


Ingle, Dwight Joyce was born on September 4, 1907 in Kendrick, Idaho, United States. Son of David J. and Mattie (Self) Ingle.


Bachelor of Science, University Idaho, 1929, Master of Science, 1931, Honorary Doctor of Science, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1941.


Mayo Foundation fellow, 1934-1938. George S. Cox medical research fellow University of Pennsylvania, 1938-1941. Upjohn fellow Upjohn Company research div., 1941-1943, senior research science company, 1943-1953.

Professor physiology Ben May Laboratory, University of Chicago, 1953-1973, professor emeritus, 1973-1978, department chairman physiology, 1959-1968. Visiting professor of chemistry U. Idaho, 1973-1974, 75-76.


  • Author: Physiological and Therapeutic Effects of Corticotropin (Adrenocorticotropic Hormone) and Cortisone, 1953. Principle of Research in Biology and Medicine, 1958. I Went to See the Elephant, 1962.

    Who Should Have Children?, 1973. Is It Really So?, 1976. Also science papers. Founder, editor Perspectives in Biology and Medicine (Honor award of AMWA, 1964, 68, 70, advisory editor 1973-1978).


Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences, New York Diabetes Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Physiological Society, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine (president 1965-1967), Endocrine Society (president 1959-1960. Clubs: Chicago Literary (vice president 1971-1972).


Married Geneva McGarvey, October 25, 1930. Children: David, Ann, Jane.

David J. Ingle

Mattie (Self) Ingle

Geneva McGarvey

David Ingle

Ann Ingle

Jane Ingle