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Francis John Weber, American physician. Recipient posthumous award President Jimmy Carter, 1977.


Weber, Francis John was born on September 20, 1909 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Frederick and Mary Theresa (Campbell) Weber.


Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Pennsylvania, 1932, Doctor of Medicine 1936. Master of Public Health, Johns Hopkins, 1939, Doctor P.H., 1951.


National Institutes of Health field studies poliomyelitis, 1939. Assistant health officer Tri-County Health Unit, Brunswick, Georgia, 1939-1940. General health consultant District 4, New Orleans, 1940.

Health officer Columbus, Georgia, 1940-1941. Director div. venereal disease control Michigan Department Health, Lansing, 1941-1944. General medical consultant District 5, San Francisco, 1944.

Assistant chief tuberculosis control div. United States Public Health Service, Washington, 1944-1946, chief, 1946-1948, div. director, Cleveland, 1950-1952, Denver, 1952-1958, director, chief radiological health Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, 1958-1961. Retired, 1962; consultant Environmental Control Administration.

Special consultant public health and medical management, 1963-1976. Special consultant United States Public Health Service, Washington, World Health Organization-United Nations, Geneva, 1967-1976. Former assistant clinical professor medicine Georgetown University School Medicine, Washington.

Research associate Johns Hopkins School Hygiene and Public Health, 1950-1951. Former assistant clinical professor preventive medicine public health U. Colorado. Associate professor, chairman div. environmental medicine department preventive medicine College Medicine U. Utah, Salt Lake City, from 1967.

Chief div. health planning and resource development Illinois Department Public Health, Springfield, 1968-1970. Special consultant radiation World Health Organization-United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, 1965-1966. United States Public Health Service fellow in psychiatry Johns Hopkins Hospital, Phipps Clinic, 1948-1950.

Diplomate American Board Preventive Medicine and Public Health.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals.


Fellow American Medical Writers Association. Member American Association Public Health Physicians, American College Preventive Medicine, American Psychiatric Association, American Medical Association, National Tuberculosis Association, Colorado Trudeau Society, American College Chest Physicians, Commissioned Officers Association United States Public Health Service, American Public Health assosiation, New York Academy Sciences, World Medical Association, American Medical Society Vienna, American National Environmental Health Association, Illinois Medical Society, Medical Society District of Columbia, American Thoracic Society, A.A.U.P., Utah Academy Arts and Sciences, Phi Alpha Sigma.


Married Margaret Chapman Favour, September 20, 1938. Children: John Rhinehardt, Dorothy Alice.

Frederick Weber

Mary Theresa (Campbell) Weber

Margaret Chapman Favour

John Rhinehardt Weber

Dorothy Alice Weber