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Physician

John Charles Leonard, American physician. Served as surgeon United States Public Health Service, 1942-1945.; Member American College of Physicians (governor for Connecticut 1951-1961, national 2d vice president 1961-1962, national board regents since 1962), American Clinical and Climatological Association, Yale Medical Society, Beaumont Medical History Society, Hartford Medical Society (president 1964-1965), Alpha Omega Alpha.

Background

Leonard, John Charles was born on December 21, 1903 in New Castle, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel C. and Bertha May (Sickafuse) Leonard.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Westminster College, 1924. Doctor of Medicine Yale, 1932.

Career

Deceased). Inter University Hospitals, Cleveland, 1932-1934. Assistant resident physician New Haven Hospital, 1934-1935, chief resident physician, 1935-1936. Instructor Yale School Medicine, 1935-1941, associate professor medicine, 1947-1963, clinical professor medicine, since 1963.

Director rural hospitals division Commonwealth Foundation, New York City, 1941-1942. Director clinic, also director medical education Hartford Hospital, 1942-1945, director medical education, since 1947. Associate professor medicine Tufts U. Medical School, also director Pratt Diagnostic Clinic, Boston, 1945-1947.

Chairman postgraduate medical education committee American Medical Association, also member committee continuing medical education, 1955-1964. Chairman exams committee Ednl. Council Foreign Medical Graduate, since 1957.

Chairman Connecticut Chronic Disease Commission, 1949-1955. Advising committee U. Connecticut School Medicine, since 1962. Education committee Connecticut Cancer Society, since 1952.

Membership

Served as surgeon United States Public Health Service, 1942-1945. Member American College of Physicians (governor for Connecticut 1951-1961, national 2d vice president 1961-1962, national board regents since 1962), American Clinical and Climatological Association, Yale Medical Society, Beaumont Medical History Society, Hartford Medical Society (president 1964-1965), Alpha Omega Alpha.

Connections

Married Margaret Womer, June 10, 1931.

father:
Samuel C. Leonard

mother:
Bertha May (Sickafuse) Leonard

spouse:
Margaret Womer