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Jack Ralph Audy

educator , medical ecologist

Jack Ralph Audy, British educator, medical ecologist. award 1959).


Audy, Jack Ralph was born on December 24, 1914 in England. Son of Alphonse William and Hannah (Whitemore) Audy.


L.M.S.S.A., Guy’s Hospital Medical School, U. London, 1937, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science, 1939, Doctor of Philosophy., 1952, Doctor of Medicine 1971.


1 daughter, Helen M. Intern Hull (England) Royal Infirmary, 1937-1939, E. African Medical Service, British Somaliland, 1940. Head div. virus research and medical zoology Institute Medical Research, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1947-1959. Director George Williams Hooper Foundation Medical Research, University of California at San Francisco, 1959-1974, professor international health and human ecology, department chairman international health, 1967-1974.

Program director University of California International Center Medical Research and Training, 1960-1974. Heath Clark lecturer U. London.


  • Author: Red Mites and Typhus, 1968. Editor: Malaysian Parasites I-XV, 1953, XVI-XXXIV, 1957. Public Health and Medical Sciences in the Pacific, 1964.


Served lieutenant colonel Medical Corps, British Army, 1940-1947. Fellow American Public Health Association, California Academy Science, Royal Entomological Society, Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (Chamler’s Memorial award 1959). Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Parasitologists, American Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, British Ecological Society, New York Academy Science, Royal Society Medicine, Sigma Xi.


Married Catherine Florence Murray, March 26, 1947.

Alphonse William Audy

Hannah (Whitemore) Audy

Catherine Florence Murray