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Jack Kenneth Wickstrom

medical educator.

Jack Kenneth Wickstrom, American medical educator. Decorated 2 Purple Hearts, Presidential citation; recipient Surgeons award National Safety Council, 1975. Served with United States Navy, 1942-1944.; Member American Medical Association, Association Bone and Joint Surgeons, American Orthopedic Association.

Background

Wickstrom, Jack Kenneth was born on August 7, 1913 in Omaha. Son of Albin E. and Agnes B. (Nelson) Wickstrom.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Nebraska, 1939, Honorary Doctor of Science, 1979. Diplomate: American Board Orthopedic Surgery. Medical training Charity Hospital, New Orleans, 1939-1942.

Fellow U. Nebraska, 1944. Fellow Tulane University, 1944-1946, instructor, 1946-1948, assistant professor, 1948-1951, associate professor, 1951-1955, professor, 1955-1961, Lee C. Schlesinger professor, 1961-1979, professor emeritus, 1979-1984. Consultant in field.

Career

Doctor of Medicine, University Nebr. Editor: Journal Bone and Joint Surgery, 1957-1963, Journal Trauma, 1964, Bulletin American Acad.

Works

  • Associate editor: Journal Bone and Joint Surgery, 1957-1963, Journal Trauma, 1964, Bulletin American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons, 1960-1971. Board of directors Louisiana chapter Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy Found.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1942-1944. Member American Medical Association, Association Bone and Joint Surgeons, American Orthopedic Association. Clubs: Alpine, Round Table, Lamplighter.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Wilson, September 14, 1940. Children: Cynthia (Mistress.

father:
Albin E. Wickstrom

mother:
Agnes B. (Nelson) Wickstrom

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Wilson

child:
Cynthia (Mrs Wickstrom