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Herbert Lancashire DuPont, American medical educator, researcher. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine.


DuPont, Herbert Lancashire was born on November 12, 1938 in Toledo. Son of Robert L. and Martha (Lancashire) DuPont.


Bachelor, Ohio Wesleyan University, 1961. Doctor of Medicine, Emory University, 1965. Doctorate (honorary), University Zurich, 2004.


Resident University Minnesota Medical Center, Minneapolis, 1965-1967. Officer epidemic intelligence service Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, infectious disease fellow University Maryland School Medicine, Baltimore, 1967-1969. Faculty, professor, director Infectious Diseases Program & Clinical Microbiology University Texas, Houston, 1973—1988, director Center for Infectious Diseases, School Public Health, since 2000, professor epidemiology, School Public Health, since 1975, Mary W. Kelsey chair medical science, since 1988.

Chief internal medicine service St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital, since 1995. Clinical professor department medicine Baylor College Medicine, since 1995, vice chairman department medicine, H. Irving Schweppe chair, since 1995. Professor graduate school biomedical science University Texas, 2002, Baylor College Medicine, since 2004.

Adjunct professor infectious diseases, infection control and employee health division internal medicine University Texas Doctor of Medicine Anderson Cancer Center, since 2008. Adjunct professor department clinical services and adminstrns. University Houston, College Pharmacy, since 2008.

Vaccines and related biologic products advisory committee United States Food and Drug Administration, since 1989, consultant, since 1989. Middle-east regional infectious disease research program Institute Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, 1989—1994. Board science counselors National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1992—1996.

Board Kelsey Research Foundation, since 2001, interim president, 2001, president, since 2008. Lieutenant Commander United States Navy, 1967-1969.


  • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine.


  • Other Work

    • Author various medical books. Associate editor: American Journal Epidemiology, 1978-1981, Journal Infectious Diseases, 1983-1988. Member editorial board Clinical Infectious Diseases, 1990-1995, Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice, since 1992, Journal of Infection, since 1997, Journal Infectious Diseases, since 2006, member editorial advisory board Gastroenterology & Hepatology, since 2007, deputy editor Journal of Travel Medicine, since 2003.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


The longing for holiness is not about wanting to be 'holier than thou'. It is about wanting the love of God to permeate all of our life, and for that love to be shown through our lives to other people.


God calls for justice for those, who are oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore Christians should be involved in political life.


All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.


Master American College of Physicians. Member American Society Clinical Investigation, Infectious Diseases Society of America (counselor 1978-1981, secretary 1982-1987, president 1989-1990), National Foundation Infectious Diseases (board directors 1981-2002, vice president 1994-1997, president 1997-1999), American Clinical and Climatological Association (recorder 2000-2005, council member since 2000, president-electrical 2005-2006, president 2006-2007), American Epidemiology Society, Association American Physicians, United States Mexico Foundation Science and Technology (committee chair health 1994-1999), Texas Academy Internal Medicine (board directors 2003-2007), International Society Travel Medicine (president 1991-1993), American College Physicians (governor S. Texas board governors 2003-2007), Alpha Omega Alpha.


Married Margaret Wright, June 9, 1963. Children: Denise Lorraine, Andrew Wright.

Robert L. DuPont

Martha (Lancashire) DuPont

Margaret Wright

Denise Lorraine DuPont

Andrew Wright DuPont