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educator , physician

Irving Gordon, American physician, educator. Diplomate American Board Pathology, American Board Microbiology, National Board Medical Examiners. Member American Cancer Society (research committees), National Lung Association.

Background

Gordon, Irving was born on June 20, 1914 in Cleveland. Son of N. Beryl and Minna (Singer) Gordon.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Michigan, 1937.

Career

Intern Long Island College Medical School Hospital, 1937-1938, resident, 1938-1939. Fellow Rockefeller Foundation, 1941. Professional associate commission acute respiratory disease Army Epidemiological Board, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 1943-1946.

Staff member division laboratories and research New York State Health Department, 1946-1955, assistant director, 1952-1955. Associate professor medicine and bacteriology Albany (New York ) Medical College. Also associate attending physician Albany Hospital, 1949-1955.

Professor department microbiology University Southern California Medical School, 1955-1985, professor emeritus, from 1985, chairman, 1955-1981, associate dean, 1963-1965. Senior attending physician University Southern California Medical Center, 1956-1987. Member committees National Institutes of Health, Armed Forces Epidemiological Board, World Health Organization.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Pathology, American Board Microbiology, National Board Medical Examiners.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author research contributions to virology and infectious deseases. Contributor to medical microbiology textbooks. Member editorial board science journals.

Membership

Member American Cancer Society (research committees), National Lung Association.

Connections

Married Toini Lefren, June 16, 1939 (deceased May 1967). Children– James Norrby, Elizabeth Britt (Mistress Michael Ascher), Thomas Rolf. Married Francis Maxwell Hawkes, October 18, 1968.

father:
N. Beryl Gordon

mother:
Minna (Singer) Gordon

spouses:
Toini Lefren

Francis Maxwell Hawkes

children:
James Norrby Gordon

Elizabeth Britt Gordon (Mistress Michael Ascher)

Thomas Rolf Gordon