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Commis sioner of Public Health

Eugene Lindsay BISHOP, American Commis sioner of Public Health.


BISHOP, Eugene Lindsay was born on April 3, 1886 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Eugene Edgar and Elizabeth (Crittenden) Bishop.


Vanderbilt University, M√ľnste.D., 1914. Johns Hopkins, Certificate of Public Health, 1923.


Interne, St. Thomas Hospital, 1914-1915. General Practice to 1916. Field Director, Tennessee State Health Department, 1916-1918.

Director, Rural Sanitation, 1918-1922. Assistant, Health Commissioner, 1923-1924. Health Commissioner, since 1924.

Associate Professor, Preventive Medical, Vanderbilt University Author of Responsibility of Government in Public Health Work, in American Journal of Public Health and numerous other articles in medical journals.


Member of V. Chairman, Health Officers, Secretary American Public Health Association. Chairman. SubComm., Rural Health Work American Public Health Association. V. President, State and Providence Health Authorities of N. American.

Chairman, Secy, on Prev. and Indiana medical American Medical Association. Member, exec, board, American Public Health Association. Member, Board Scientific Directors I.H.D.

Chairman, Sect, on Public Health Organization, White House Conference, Child Health and Protection. American Child Health Association. Committee on Administrative Practice, American Public Health Association.

American Society for Advancement. of Science. (F) American Public Health Association. Southern Medical Association.

National Malaria Committee. Alpha Omega Alpha (honorary medical fraternity, Vanderbilt University). Delta Omega (honorary fraternity, public health, Johns Hopkins).

Scottish Rite Masons.


Spouse Marie Kerr, October 12, 1916, Nashville, Tennessee.