Ernest Mason Allen Edit Profile
Bachelor of Philosophy magna cum laude, Emory University, 1926. Master of Arts, Emory University, 1939. Honorary Doctor of Science, Emory University, 1956.
Doctor of Laws, Clemson University, 1968.
Instructor French and English, Richmond Academy and Junior College, Georgia, 1926-1941;
secretary, treasurer, Augusta Business College, 1930-1941;
project manager, NYA, Georgia, 1941-1943;
senior public health representative division veneral diseases, United States Public Health Service, 1943-1945;
operations officer, United States Public Health Service, 1945-1946;
assistant chief division research grants, National Institutes of Health, 1946-1951;
chief division research grants, National Institutes of Health, 1951-1960;
associate director National Institutes of Health, 1960-1963;
grants policy officer, United States Public Health Service, 1963-1968;
director Office of Extramural Programs, United States Public Health Service, 1968-1969;
deputy assistant secretary for grant administration policy, Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1969-1973;
associate director, National Library of Medicine, 1973-1981. Chairman governor board BioSciences Information Exchange, 1952-1955. Member of advisory committee United States science exhibit Century 21 Exposition.
Member 1963 National Health Forum Committee. Consultant President's Commision on Health Needs of Nation, member commission on academic science and engineering, 1968-1970. Member of advisory council American Association for the Advancement of Science, since 1973.
Member Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Sigma Iota, Phi Theta Kappa.
Married Virginia Williamson, June 7, 1928. Children: Anton M., E. Raworth, James W.