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Physician

James Addison Halsted, American physician. Decorated Legion of Merit; Fulbright grantee, 1958-1960; United States Public Health Service grantee, 1963-1968; Rockefeller Foundation grantee, 1976-1977.

Background

Halsted, James Addison was born on April 19, 1905 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of Thomas Henry and Charlotte (Palmer) Halsted.

Education

1 adopted son, John R. Boettiger.

Career

October 1952); children—Elinor, Thomas Addison, Charles H., Isabella. Married Anna Roosevelt, November 11, 1952 (deceased 1975). 1 adopted son, John R. Boettiger.

Married Diana Hopkins, August 28, 1976 (division 1983). Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1926, Doctor of Medicine 1930. Diplomate: American Board Internal Medicine.

Intern Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1930-1932. Resident Lakeside Hospital, Cleveland, 1932-1933, practice medicine, specializing in internal medicine, Boston and Dedham, Massachusetts, 1934-1950, Los Angeles, 1950-1955, Syracuse, New York, 1955-1958, Shiraz, Iran, 1958-1960, Lexington, Kentucky, 1960-1961, Detroit, 1961-1964, Washington, 1964-1970. Chief medical service Faulkner Hospital, Boston, 1946-1950.

Chief gastroenterology section Veterans Administration Hospital., Los Angeles, 1950-1955. Director professional services Syracuse Veterans Administration Hospital., 1955-1960. Chief medical service Metropolitan Hospital, Detroit, 1961-1963.

Associate chief staff for research Allen Park (Michigan) Veterans Administration Hospital., 1962-1964. Deputy assistant chief medical director for research and education VA Central Office, Washington, 1964-1966. Associate chief staff for research Veterans Administration Hospital., Washington, 1966-1971, consultant, 1971-1980.

Attending gastroenterologist Albany (New York) Medical Center Hospital. Member of staff Columbia Memorial Hospital, Hudson, New York. Chief medical service Nemazee Hospital, Shiraz, 1958-1960.

Associate clinical professor medicine University of California, 1950-1955. Associate professor medicine State University of New York, Syracuse, 1955-1960. Professor medicine Wayne State University School Medicine, 1961-1964.

Professor epidemiology and environmental health George Washington University School Medicine, Washington, 1966-1968. Professor clinical medicine University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1968-1971. Fulbright visiting professor Pahlavi U., Iran, 1958-1960.

Director nutrition research project, Iran, 1966-1970. Clinical professor medicine Albany Medical College, 1970-1983, director nutrition program, 1973. Member of national advisory council arthritis and metabolic diseases National Institutes of Health, 1965-1969.

Member ad hoc coms. National Academy Science, National Library Medicine, National Institutes of Health, 1969-1970. Author: (with B.B. Wells) Clinical Pathology, (1967). Contributor articles to professional journals.

Editor: The Laboratory in Clinical Medicine, 1976. Senior editor, 2d edition., 1981.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with B.B. Wells) Clinical Pathology, (1967). Contributor articles to professional journals. Editor: The Laboratory in Clinical Medicine, 1976.

      Senior editor, 2d edition., 1981.

Membership

Member of staff Columbia Memorial Hospital, Hudson, New York. Member of national advisory council arthritis and metabolic diseases National Institutes of Health, 1965-1969. Member ad hoc coms. National Academy Science, National Library Medicine, National Institutes of Health, 1969-1970.

.; Served lieutenant colonel United States Army, 1942-1946. Member American Society Clinical Nutrition, American Gastroenterological Association, American Clinical and Climatological Association, American College of Physicians, American Institute Nutrition.

Connections

Married Isabella Hopkinson, November 30, 1930 (divorced October 1952).; married Anna Roosevelt, November 11, 1952 (deceased.; married Diana Hopkins, August 28, 1976 (divorced 1983).

Children: Elinor, Thomas Addison, Charles H., Isabella.

father:
Thomas Henry Halsted

mother:
Charlotte (Palmer) Halsted

spouse:
Diana Hopkins

spouse:
Isabella Hopkinson

spouse:
Anna Roosevelt

child:
Elinor Halsted

child:
Charles H. Halsted

child:
Thomas Addison Halsted

child:
Isabella Halsted