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George Davis Gammon

physician , educator

George Davis Gammon, American physician, educator.

Background

Gammon, George Davis was born on April 26, 1902 in Waxahachie, Texas, United States. Son of John Lea and Quincy (Browning) Gammon.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Texas, 1924. Doctor of Medicine, University Pennsylvania, 1927.

Career

Intern University of Pennsylvania Hospital, 1927-1929, instructor neurology, 1933, professor clinical neurology, acting head department, 1944-1953, chairman department of neurology, 1953-1961. Chief of neurology section Veterans Administration Hospital., Ann Arbor, Michigan, since 1962. Teaching assistant department of neurology University of Michigan, since 1962.

Professor neurology department psychology University of Pennsylvania, 1948-1953. Johnson Foundation, University Pennsylvania, 1933-1940. Instructor medicine Baylor University, 1930-1932.

Clerk National Hospital for Nervous Diseases, London, England, 1938. Neurologist in charge out-patient department, consultant wards Children’s Hospital, Philadelphia, 1938-1958. Consultant to the neurological div., since 1958.

Consultant United States.P.H.S. Chairman medical advisory board Myasthenia Foundation, 1956-1957.

Membership

Served as; Fellow American College of Physicians. Member American Medical Association, Society Multiple Sclerosis (member medical advisory board), John Morgan Society, American Clinical and Climatological Association, Association for Research in Nervous and Mental Diseases, Society for Clinical Investigations, Pennsylvania State Medical Society, College Physicians Philadelphia, Philadelphia Neurological Society (past. president), American Physicians Art Association American Neurological Society, American Academy Neurology, Delta Tau Delta, AMPO.

Connections

Married Audrey Zimmermann VonClemm. Children: Audrey VonClemm, George Davis, John Lea, Alma Linda.

father:
John Lea Gammon

mother:
Quincy (Browning) Gammon

spouse:
Audrey Zimmermann VonClemm

children:
Audrey VonClemm Gammon

George Davis Gammon

John Lea Gammon

Alma Linda Gammon