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John Milton Adams

physician , educator.

John Milton Adams, American physician, educator. Member Pediatric Research Society (vice president), American Pediatric Society, American Society Clinical Investigation, American Academy Pediatrics, American Physical Art Association, Society for History of Medicine, Western Society Pediatric Research (president 1959-1980), Sigma Xi, Nu Sigma Nu, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Background

Adams, John Milton was born on June 7, 1905 in Minneapolis. Son of Paul and Olive (Marshall) Adams.

Education

Bachelor of Science cum laude, Princeton, 1929. Doctor of Medicine Columbia, 1933. Doctor of Philosophy, University Minnesota, 1943.

Career

Intern surgery University of Minnesota, 1934-1935, assistant professor pediatrics, 1941-1946, associate professor, 1946-1949. Practice pediatrics Nicollet Clinic, Minneapolis, 1937-1943. Professor pediatrics, University of California School Medicine, Los Angeles, 1950-1980, chairman, 1950-1964.

Diplomate American Board Pediatrics (director 1960-1966), National Board Medical Examiners.

Works

  • Author: Newer Virus Diseases, 1960. Viruses and Colds, 1967. Multiple Sclerosis, 1977.

    Contributor to Brennemann’s Practice of Pediatrics (4 volumes) science articles nat. journals.

Membership

Member Pediatric Research Society (vice president), American Pediatric Society, American Society Clinical Investigation, American Academy Pediatrics, American Physical Art Association, Society for History of Medicine, Western Society Pediatric Research (president 1959-1980), Sigma Xi, Nu Sigma Nu, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Connections

Married Carolyn Frances Gaston, March 24, 1934. Children: John Milton, Herbert G., William M. Intern pediatrics New Haven Hospital.

father:
Paul Adams

mother:
Olive (Marshall) Adams

spouse:
Carolyn Frances Gaston

children:
John Milton Adams

Herbert G. Adams

William M. Intern pediatrics New Haven Hosp Adams