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James Eliab Perkins, American Physician. Fellow New York Academy of Medicine, American Public Health Association; member International Union Against Tuberculosis (Executive Committee), American Epidemiological Society, University Club (New York City), Phi Beta Theta, Nu Sigma Nu, Delta Omega.

Background

Perkins, James Eliab was born on July 17, 1905 in St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. Son of Frederick Eliab and Lulu Maud (Shadie) Perkins.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1927. Doctor of Medicine, University Minnesota, 1930. Master in Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 1931.

Doctor of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 1934.

Career

Epidemiologist, Minnesota State Department Health, 1930-1933;epidemiologist, New York State Department Health, 1934;district state helath officer, New York State Department Health, 1935-1938;director division communicable diseases, New York State Department Health, 1938-1945;deputy commissioner, New York State Department Health, 1946-1947;managing director, National Tuberculosis Association, 1948-1990. As senior surgeon, United States Public Health Service Reserve, sent to Italy, 1945. As member Medical Nutrition Mission to Italy, 1945.

Member United States delegation to World Health Assembly of United Nations, 1948, 50, 61. Member Public Health Planning Team, Western Germany, 1951. President National Citizens Committee, World Health Organization, 1956-1958, member expert committee Tuberculosis, 1959, 64.

President National Health Council, 1960. Vice-chairman National Commission onCommunity Health Superior vena cava syndrome, 1962-1990. Member of national advisory health county United States Public Health Service, 1963-1966.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow New York Academy of Medicine, American Public Health Association. Member International Union Against Tuberculosis (Executive Committee), American Epidemiological Society, University Club (New York City), Phi Beta Theta, Nu Sigma Nu, Delta Omega.

Connections

Married Anna Frances Diehl, June 20, 1934. Children: Ann Adele, William Eliab, Melinda Louise.

father:
Frederick Eliab Perkins

mother:
Lulu Maud (Shadie) Perkins

spouse:
Anna Frances Diehl

child:
Ann Adele Perkins

child:
William Eliab Perkins

child:
Melinda Louise Perkins