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Herman Ertresvaag Hilleboe, American physician. Member American College Chest Physicians, American Epidemiological Society, American Public Health Association (president 1954-1955), Association Teachers of Preventive Medicine, Association State and Terrace Health Officers (past president).

Background

Hilleboe, Herman Ertresvaag was born on January 8, 1906 in Westhope, North Dakota, United States. Son of Peter S. and Inga (Jacobson) Hilleboe.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1927, Bachelor of Medicine, 1929, Doctor of Medicine 1931. Graduate training pediatrics, University of Minnesota Hospital, Minneapolis 1932-1934. Master of Public Health, Johns Hopkins School Hygiene and Public Health, 1935.

Honorary Doctor of Science, U. Rochester, 1954.

Career

Began career in rural general practice of medicine, Swanville, Minnesota, 1929-1931. Commissioned officer United States Public Health Service, senior assistant surgeon, June 1939. In charge Tuberculosis control activities Public Health Service, Washington, 1942-1946.

Tuberculosis control officer United States Coast Guard, 1942-1945. Appointed chief of Tuberculosis control div. with rank of medical director, 1944. Appointed associate chief bureau of State Services with rank of assistant surgeon general, 1946.

New York State commissioner of health, 1947-1963. Professor public health and preventive medicine Albany Medical School, 1948-1962. DeLamar professor public health practice Columbia School Public Health and Administrative Medicine, 1963-1970, professor emeritus, 1971.

Visiting professor U. Florida, U. North Carolina, 1972-1974. Medical consultant Cancer Control Advisory Board, National Cancer Institute, 1973-1974. Panel experts World Health Organization, 1948-1974.

Diplomate American Board Preventive Medical and Public Health.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with R.H. Morgan) Mass Radiography of the Chest, 1944. (with G. W. Larimore) Preventive Medicine, 1965. (with A. Barkhuus and William Thomas) National Health Planning, 1972.

Membership

Member American College Chest Physicians, American Epidemiological Society, American Public Health Association (president 1954-1955), Association Teachers of Preventive Medicine, Association State and Terrace Health Officers (past president).

Connections

Married Alica Claire Champeau, September 28, 1929. Children: Joyce (Mistress.

father:
Peter S. Hilleboe

mother:
Inga (Jacobson) Hilleboe

spouse:
Alica Claire Champeau

child:
Joyce (Mrs Hilleboe