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educator , physician

George Burroughs Mider, American Physician, educator. Diplomate American Board Pathology in Pathologic Anatomy. Recipient Distinguished Service award Department of Health, Education and Welfare, 1960, James Ewing Society Lectureship, 1968, National Library Medicine Director's Honor award, 1972.


Mider, George Burroughs was born on August 9, 1907 in Windsor, New York, United States. Son of Carrol A. and Elizabeth (Pawson) Mider.


AB, Cornell University, 1930. Doctor of Medicine, Cornell University, 1933.


Intern, resident, assistant surgery Albany (New York ) Hospital, 1933-1936. Assistant surgery, instructor research associate surgery, then professor cancer research University Rochester School Medicine and Dentistry, 1936-1952. Instructor pathology, assistant professor, assistant pathologist Cornell University, 1941-1944.

Associate professor pathology University Virginia, 1944-1945. Associate director charge research National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 1952-1960. Director laboratories and clinics National Institutes of Health, 1960-1968.

Special assistant to director National Library Medicine, 1968-1969, deputy director, 1970-1972. Executive officer Universities Associate for Research and Education in Pathology, 1972-1975. Advisory board biomedical division Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 1958-1965.

Member standing committee, committee federal laboratories Fed Council of Scientific and Technology, 1964-1968. Board directors Gorgas Memorial Institute. Trustee Leonard Wood Memorial Hospital.


  • Diplomate American Board Pathology in Pathologic Anatomy.


Member American Medical Association (Chairman of Commission occupational cancer, county industrial health 1954-1960), American Cancer Society (advising committee institutional research grants 1956-1958), American Association Cancer Research, American Association Pathologists and Bacteriologists, James Ewing Society, American Society Experimental Pathology (Executive officer), Washington Academy Medicine, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha, Pi Kappa Alpha, Nu SigmaNu.


Son of Carrol A. and Elizabeth (Pawson) M. M. Ruth Isabelle Lyman, January 7, 1939. 1 daughter, Ruth Elizabeth Mider Murdock.

Carrol A. Mider

Elizabeth (Pawson) Mider

Ruth Isabelle Lyman