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Haldan Keffer Hartline

educator , physiologist.

Haldan Keffer Hartline, American educator, physiologist. Recipient William H. Howell award physiology, 1927; Howard Crosby Warren medal experimental psychology, 1948; A.A. Michelson award Case Institute, 1964; Nobel prize in physiology or medicine, 1967; Lighthouse award New York City, 1969.

Background

Hartline, Haldan Keffer was born on December 22, 1903 in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Daniel Schollenberger and Harriet Franklin (Keffer) Hartline.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1923, Honorary Doctor of Science, 1959. Doctor of Medicine Johns Hopkins, 1927, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1969. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Pennsylvania, 1971.

M.D. (honorary), University Freiburg i/B, 1971. Doctor of Science (honorary), Rockefeller U., 1976, U. Maryland., 1978, Syracuse University, 1979. Eldridge Johnson traveling research scholar, U. Leipzig and Munich, 1929-1931.

Career

Research fellow medical science Johns Hopkins, 1927-1929. Fellow in medical physics Eldridge Johnson Research Foundation, University of Pennsylvania, 1931-1936, assistant professor biophysics, 1936-1940, 41-42, associate professor biophysics, 1943-1948, professor, 1948-1949. Associate professor physiology Cornell University Medical College, New York City, 1940-1941.

Professor biophysics, department chairman Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, 1949-1953. Professor Rockefeller U., New York City, 1953-1974, emeritus, 1974-1983.

Membership

Member National Academy Sciences, American Physiological Society, American Philosophical Society, American Academy Arts and Sciences, Royal Society (foreign mem.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Kraus, April. Children: Daniel Keffer, Peter Haldan, Frederick Flanders.

father:
Daniel Schollenberger Hartline

mother:
Harriet Franklin (Keffer) Hartline

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Kraus

children:
Daniel Keffer Hartline

Peter Haldan Hartline

Frederick Flanders Hartline