Log In

Hugh Allen Edmondson Edit Profile

physician

Hugh Allen Edmondson, American Physician. Recipient Professional Achievement award University of Chicago Alumni Association, 1979.

Background

Edmondson, Hugh Allen was born on January 3, 1906 in Maysville, Arkansas, United States. Son of James Turner and Julia Ann (Phillips) Edmondson.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Oklahoma, 1926. Doctor of Medicine, University Chicago, 1931. Doctor of Laws (honorary), University Southern California, 1977.

Career

Instructor pathology, University of Southern California Medical School, 1938-1941;assistant professor pathology, University of Southern California Medical School, 1941-1943;associate professor, University of Southern California Medical School, 1943-1948;professor, University of Southern California Medical School, 1948-1986;head Department, University Southern California Medical School, 1951-1972;director laboratories and pathology, Los Angeles County-University Southern California Medical Center, 1968-1972;attending staff, Los Angeles County Hospital, 1939-1986.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles medical publications.

Membership

Trustee Estelle Doheny Eye Foundation, 1971-1986, president board, 1972-1984. Chairman board Estelle Doheny Eye Hospital, 1983-1986. Trustee Eisenhower Medical Center, Palm Desert, California, 1974-1986.

Fellow American College of Physicians. Member American Medical Association (chairman section pathology and physiology 1963-1964), College American Pathologists, Gastroenterological Association, California Medical Association (past chairman secretary pathology section), American Association Pathologists and Bacteriologists, American Society Clinical Pathologists, International Academy Pathology (council 1960-1963), Sigma Xi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Nu Sigma Nu. Clubs: Valley Hunt (Pasadena).

Connections

Married Dorothy E. Mossman, July 14, 1930. Children: Hugh Allen, James Paul, Marian Ann, Marjorie Jean.

father:
James Turner Edmondson

mother:
Julia Ann (Phillips) Edmondson

spouse:
Dorothy E. Mossman

child:
Hugh Allen Edmondson

child:
James Paul Edmondson

child:
Marian Ann Edmondson

child:
Marjorie Jean Edmondson