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Physician

Frank Lappin Horsfall, Jr. was an American physician specializing in pathology.

Background

Horsfall, Frank Lappin was born on December 14, 1906 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of Frank L. and Jessie Laura (Ludden) Horsfall.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Washington, 1927. Doctor of Medicine C.M., McGill University, 1932. Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, 1961.

Doctor of Laws, University Alberta, 1963. Doctor of Science, McGill University, 1963.

Career

House officer pathology Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, 1932-1933. Resident physician Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal, 1933-1934. Resident surgeon Montreal General Hospital, 1934.

Assistant The Rockefeller Institute, 1934-1937, member, 1941-1957, member, professor, 1957-1960, vice president clinical studies, 1955-1960, assistant resident physician Hospital The Rockefeller Institute, 1934-1936, resident physician, 1936-1937, physician, 1941-1955, physician-in-chief, 1955-1960. Staff member International Health Division, The Rockefeller Foundation, 1937-1941. President, director, trustee Sloan-Kettering Institute Cancer Research, 1960-1971.

Director research Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1965-1971, Memorial Hospital Cancer and Allied Diseases, 1965-1971. Professor of medicine Cornell Univercity Medical College, 1960-1971, director, professor microbiology Sloan-Kettering Division Graduate School Medical Sciences, 1960-1971. Consultant to Surgeon General United States Army, member of commission immunization Army Epidemiological Board, 1947-1955.

Consultant United States Public Health Service, 1948-1953. Member of national research council committee advisory United States Army Chemical Corps, Washington, 1957-1959. Chairman research and engineering advisory panel Defense Department, 1960-1961, vice chairman, 1959-1960, member-at-large Defense Science Board, 1957-1962.

Vice chairman Biological and Chemical Defense Planning Board, 1959-1961. Member United States Panel, United States-Japan committee Science Cooperative, 1962-1963, Human Cancer Virus Task Force, National Institutes of Health, 1962-1964, President’ Commission Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, 1964-1965. Chairman visiting committee Medical Department Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, Long Island, New York, 1955-1957.

Member science advisory committee Institute Microbiology Rutgers University, 1955-1962. Member expert advisory panel virus diseases World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1956-1971. Director of Public Health Research Institute City of New York, Incorporated, 1956-1971, chairman research council, 1956-1957.

Special consultant New York City, Department Health, 1956-1971. Member national advising committee Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Oklahoma City, 1957-1971. Member board science directors Roscoe B. Jackson Memorial Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine, 1958-1961.

Member Executive Committee Health Research Council City New York, 1958-1968, vice chairman, 1962-1966. Member panel of advisers New York State Committee for Medical Education, 1962-1963. Science advising committee Institute Cancer Research, 1962-1971.

Science advisory council New York State Legislature, 1963-1971. Member Commission Health Services City New York, 1959-1971. Member committee respiratory diseases, National Tuberculosis Association, 1959-1960.

Chairman program committee 5th International Poliomyelitis Conference, Denmark, 1960. General chairman 2d International Conference Congenital Malformations. New York 1963; member committee virus research and epidemiology National Foundation, 1956-1958, commission on research basic science, vaccine advising committee, 1959-1971.

Advising committee electronic computers biology and medicine National Academy Sciences-National Research Council, 1959-1960. Committee science public policy National Academy Sciences, 1963-1966. Trustee International Medical Congress, Ltd., 1959-1971, vice president, 1962-1971.

Trustee International Poliomyelitis Congress Ltd., 1959-1971, Southern Research Institute, 1960-1971, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, 1960-1971, Board of Governors Weltzmann Institute Science, Rehovoth, Israel, 1964-1971. Trustee Medical Library Center New York, 1959-1971.

Membership

Member of national research council committee advisory United States Army Chemical Corps, Washington, 1957-1959. Member United States Panel, United States-Japan committee Science Cooperative, 1962-1963, Human Cancer Virus Task Force, National Institutes of Health, 1962-1964, President’ Commission Heart Disease, Cancer, Stroke, 1964-1965. Chairman visiting committee Medical Department Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, Long Island, New York, 1955-1957.

Member science advisory committee Institute Microbiology Rutgers University, 1955-1962. Member expert advisory panel virus diseases World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1956-1971. Member national advising committee Oklahoma Medical.

Served to commander Medical Corps, United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1946. Fellow Montreal Medico-Chirurgical Society. Member American Association Immunologists (councillor 1962-1966, vice president 1966-1967, president 1967-1968), American Medical Association, American Philosophical Society, American Public Health Association (member Lasker awards committee 1958-1960), Association of America Cancer Institutions (president 1968-1971), Royal Society Medicine (affiliate), National Institutes Health (member virus and rickettsial study section 1948-1953), International Board.

Member of the board editors Journal Immunology, 1950-1962. Member editorial board World Wide Abstracts General Medicine, 1958-1971, American Journal Public Health, 1958-1960. Member New York City New York.

Connections

Married to Norma E. Campagnari, July 1, 1937. Children: Frank III, Susan, Mary.

father:
Frank L. Horsfall

mother:
Jessie Laura (Ludden) Horsfall

spouse:
to Norma E. Campagnari

child:
Mary Horsfall

child:
Susan Horsfall

child:
Frank III Horsfall