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physician

Harold Edward Harrison, American physician. Recipient (with Helen C. Harrison) E. Mead Johnson award for research in pediatrics, 1941, Borden award American Academy Pediatrics, 1960. Member Society for Pediatric Research (past president), American Pediatric Society (vice president 1973-1974), Society Clinical Investigation, Endocrine Society, American Institute Nutrition, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Background

Harrison, Harold Edward was born on July 23, 1908 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Son of Abraham and Rose (Chaikind) Harrison.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Yale University, 1928;Doctor of Medicine, Yale University, 1931.

Career

Intern, resident in pediatrics, New Haven Hospital, 1931-1935;instructor pediatrics, Yale School Medicine, 1935-1938;assistant professor pathology, Yale School Medicine, 1942-1945;assistant professor pediatrics, Medical College Cornell Univercity, 1938-1942;investigator committee war gas casualties, Office of Scientific Research and Development, 1942-1945;pediatrician-in-chief, Baltimore City Hospitals, 1945-1975;associate professor pediatrics, School Medicine Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, 1945-1965;professor, School Medicine Johns Hopkins, Baltimore, 1965. Member food and nutrition board National Academy Science, National Research Council.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Clinical Pediatrics, 1962-1989. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Society for Pediatric Research (past president), American Pediatric Society (vice president 1973-1974), Society Clinical Investigation, Endocrine Society, American Institute Nutrition, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Connections

Married Helen Miriam Coplan, August 2, 1936. Children: Stephen Coplan, Richard Gerald.

father:
Abraham Harrison

mother:
Rose (Chaikind) Harrison

spouse:
Helen Miriam Coplan

child:
Stephen Coplan Harrison

child:
Richard Gerald Harrison