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Elmer Louis De Gowin, American physician. Recipient Billings Gold medal American Medical Association, 1939. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine.

Background

Gowin, Elmer Louis De was born on September 27, 1901 in Cheboygan, Michigan, United States. Son of Frank Louis and Nora Eulalia (Dickes) DeGowin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1923, Doctor of Medicine 1928.

Career

1 son, Richard Louis. Intern Cleveland City Hospital, 1928-1929, assistant resident, 1929-1930. Instructor internal medicine University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1930-1932.

Member medical faculty U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1932-1980, professor internal medicine, 1950-1969, professor emeritus, 1969-1980. Director Blood Transfusion Service Iowa, 1939-1966. Secretary subcommittee blood substitutes National Research Council, 1940-1946, member committee blood and blood derivatives, 1948-1951.

Technical consultant blood plasma section Office Civil Defense, 1942-1944. Member of advisory board health services American Red Cross, 1947-1951.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with J.B. Alseer and R.C. Hardin) Blood Transfusion, 1949. (with R.L. DeGowin) Bedside Diagnostic Examination, 1965.

Membership

Member medical faculty U. Iowa, Iowa City, 1932-1980, professor internal medicine, 1950-1969, professor emeritus, 1969-1980. Member of advisory board health services American Red Cross, 1947-1951. Fellow American College of Physicians (governor Iowa 1965-1971).

Member American Association of University Professors (nat. council 1956-1959), Association American Physicians, American Society Clinical Investigation, American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society Hematology. Club: University Athletic.

Connections

Married Laura Evelyn Meader, June 21, 1924.

father:
Frank Louis DeGowin

mother:
Nora Eulalia (Dickes) DeGowin

spouse:
Laura Evelyn Meader