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educator , consultant , oncologist

Jane Cooke Wright, American oncologist, educator, consultant. Achievements include American Association for Cancer Research and American Association for Cancer Research minorities in Cancer Research (MICR) council has selected to name a lectureship in my honour.

Background

Wright, Jane Cooke was born on November 30, 1919 in New York City. Daughter of Louis T. and Corinne (Cooke) Wright.

Education

AB, Smith College, 1942. Doctor of Medicine with honors, New York Medical College, 1945. Doctor in Medical Sciences, Women's Medical College Pennsylvania, 1965.

Doctor of Science, Denison University, 1971.

Career

Intern, Bellevue Hospital, New York City, 1945-1946;resident, Bellevue Hospital, New York City, 1946;member of staff, Bellevue Hospital, New York City, 1955-1967;resident, Harlem Hospital, 1947;chief resident, Harlem Hospital, 1948;clinical, Cancer Research Foundation, Harlem Hospital, 1949-1952;director, 1952-1955;member of staff, Harlem Hospital, 1949-1955;practice medicine specializing in clinical cancer chemotherapy, New York Citymember of faculty department surgery, Medical Center, New York University, New York City, 1955-1967;adjunct associate professor, Medical Center, New York University, 1961-1967;also director cancer chemotherapy services research, Medical Center, New York University, 1955-1967;professor surgery, New York Medical College, New York City, 1967-1987;professor surgery emeritus, New York Medical College, New York City, since 1987;associate dean, New York Medical College, New York City, 1967-1975;member of staff, Manhattan Veterans Administration Hospital., 1955-1967;member of staff, Midtown, Metropolitan, Bird S. Color, Flower-Fifth Avenue Hospitals, all New York City, 1967-1979;member of staff, Westchester County Medical Center, Valhalla, New York, 1971-1987;member of staff, Lincoln Hospital, Bronx, New York, 1979-1987. Consultant Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York, 1962-1994. Consultant Boulevard Hospital, since 1963, St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh, New York, since 1964.

Pelvic malignancy rev.com. New York Gynecological Society, 1965-1966, St. Vincent's Hospital, New York City, since 1966, Department Health, Edition and Welfare, 1968-1970, Wyckoff Heights Hospital, New York City, since 1969, National Institutes of Health, since 1971, others. Advisory board Skin Cancer Foundation.

Achievements

  • Achievements include American Association for Cancer Research and American Association for Cancer Research minorities in Cancer Research (MICR) council has selected to name a lectureship in my honour.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Manhattan council State Commission Human Rights, since 1949, President's Commission Heart Disease, Cancer and Stroke, 1964-1965, National Advisory Cancer Council National Institutes of Health, 1966-1970, New York State Women's Council, 1970-1972. Board directors Medico-Cooperative American Relief Everywhere, Health Services Improvement Fund Inc. Trustee Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1970-1980.

Fellow New York Academy Medicine. Member National Medical Association (edition board journals), Manhattan Central Medical Society, New York County Medical Society (nominating committee), American Medical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association Cancer Research (director Research Salute 1971-1974, Appreciation award for 50 Yr.of service, 2004, established Jane Cooke Wright lectureship 2006), New York Academy of Sciences, New York Cancer Society, International Medical and Research Foundation (vice president), American Cancer Society (director division), New York Cancer Society (president 1970-1971), American Society Clinical Oncology (secretary treasurer 1964-1967, Special Appreciation award as a founding member 2004), Contin Society, Sigma Xi, Lambda Kappa Mu, Alpha Omega Alpha. Clubs: The 400 (New York Medical College).

Connections

Married David D. Jones.

father:
Louis T. Wright

mother:
Corinne (Cooke) Wright

spouse:
David D. Jones.