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John Prentice Howe, III, American health foundation president, physician. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. Alfred P. Sloan scholar Amherst College, 1962-1965; recipient Ruth Hunter Johnson award Boston University School of Medicine, 1969.


III, John Prentice Howe, was born on March 7, 1943 in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. Son of John Prentice and Phyllis (MacDonald) H.


Bachelor, Amherst College, 1965. Doctor of Medicine, Boston University, 1969.


Research associate cellular physiology, Amherst College, 1963-1964;research associate cardiovascular physiology, Boston University School of Medicine, 1966-1967;lecturer medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 1972-1973;intern, Boston City Hospital, 1969-1970;assistant resident, Boston City Hospital, 1970-1971;research fellow in medicine, Harvard University, 1971-1973;research fellow in medicine, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, 1971-1973;survey physician, Framingham Cardiovascular Disease Study, National Heart and Lung Institute, 1971;assistant clinical professor medicine, U. Hawaii, 1973-1975;assistant professor medicine, U. Massachusetts, 1975-1977;associate professor, U. Massachusetts, 1977-1985;vice department chairman medicine, U. Massachusetts, 1975-1978;assistant dean continuing education for physicians, U. Massachusetts, 1976-1978;associate dean professional affairs and continuing education, U. Massachusetts, 1978-1980;academic dean, U. Massachusetts, 1980-1985;vice chancellor, U. Massachusetts, 1980-1985;acting department chairman anatomy, U. Massachusetts, 1982-1985;president, professor medicine, University Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio, since 1985. Associate chief division medicine U. Massachusetts Hospital, 1975-1978, director patient carestudies department, 1975-1980, chief of staff, 1978-1980.


Trustee Southwest Foundation for biomedical Research, Southwest Research Institute Major M.C, United States Army, 1973-1975. Board trustees, Boston University, 2007. Fellow: American College Chest Physicians, American College Cardiology, American College of Physicians.

Member: Bexar County Medical Society (executive committee 1985—2000, 1985—2000, president 1996), Texas Society biomedical Research (past president), Texas Medical Society (council medical education 1986—2001, house of deals 1989—2001, president-elect 1997-1998, president 1998-1999), American Heart Association (fellow council clinical cardiology), American Medical Association (council on science affairs 1993—2001, delegate house delegations 1995—2001), Omicron Kappa Epsilon, Alpha Omega Alpha.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, skiing.


Married Tyrrell Flawn. Children: Lindsey Warren, Brooke Olmsted, John Prentice IV.