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Howard Phelps Lewis, American physician. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine (director, chairman 1959-1961), American Board Family Practice (director 1969-1985); master American College of Physicians (Alfred Stengel award 1966, ex-governor Oregon, regent, president 1959-1960). Recipient Award of Merit American Heart Association, 1960.

Background

Lewis, Howard Phelps was born on February 18, 1902 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Edmund P. and Mary Edith (Howard) Lewis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Oregon State College, 1924. Doctor of Medicine, University Oregon, 1930.

Career

Intern, resident in medicine, Multnomah Hospital, Portland, Oregon, 1930-1932;private practice and part time teaching, 1932-1942;associate professor medicine, U. Oregon Medical School, 1946-1947;professor, head department medicine, U. Oregon Medical School, 1947-1971;professor emeritus, 1971-1985. Former chief medicine Multnomah Hospital, U. Oregon Medical School Hospital. Honorary.staff Good Samaritan Hospital, Providence Hospital, Emanuel Hospital, St. Vincent Hospital, Portland.

Member of advisory county National Heart Institute, 1956-1960.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine (director, chairman 1959-1961), American Board Family Practice (director 1969-1985). Master American College of Physicians (Alfred Stengel award 1966, ex-governor Oregon, regent, president 1959-1960).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Modern Concepts of Cardiovascular Disease, American Heart Association, 1956-1961. Editorial board Archives of Internal Medicine, 1961-1968, Circulation, 1961-1965, 66-71, American Heart Journal, 1969-1976.

Membership

Colonel Medical corpus, United States army. Served at William Beaumont, Halloran and Rhoads General hospitals. Consultant medical 2d Service Command, 1942-1946.

Fellow American College Cardiology. Member American Heart Association (honorary fellow council clinical Cardiology 1963), Western Association Physicians, Association American Physicians, Oregon, Multnomah County medical societies, American Medical Association (chairman section internal medicine 1954-1955), American Clinical and Climatological Association (president 1958), Pacific Interurban Clinical Club, North Pacific Society Internal Medicine, American Federation Clinical Research, Western Society Clinical Research, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Waverley Country Club, University Club.

Connections

Married Wava Irene Brown, July 2, 1927. Children: Richard Phelps, Thomas Howard.

father:
Edmund P. Lewis

mother:
Mary Edith (Howard) Lewis

spouse:
Wava Irene Brown

child:
Richard Phelps Lewis

child:
Thomas Howard Lewis