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Surgeon

John Salem Lockwood, Chinese surgeon. Recipient Presidential Certificate of Merit, 1948.

Background

Lockwood, John Salem was born on October 2, 1907 in Shanghai, China. Son of William Wirt and Mary Rebecca (Town) Lockwood.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, De Pauw U., 1928. Doctor of Medicine Harvard, 1931. Medical Doctor of Science, College of Physicians and Surgical Columbia, 1937.

Career

Intern in surgery Presbyterian Hospital, New York City, 1932-1934, junior and senior fellow in surgery, 1934-1937. Instructor in surgery and fellow in surgical research University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1937-1939, assistant professor surgical research, acting director department, 1942-1944. Associate in surgery and director tumor clinic Hospital of University of Pennsylvania, 1940-1942.

Professor surgery Yale, also associate surgeon New Haven Hospital, 1944-1946. Professor surgery Columbia University and attending surgeon Presbyterian Hospital, since 1946. Chief div. surgery, commission on medical research Office of Scientific Research and Development, Washington, 1944-1946.

Member commission on surgery and commission on chemotherapy National Research Council, and surgery study section National Advisory Health Council, United States Public Health Service, Washington. Civilian member commission on medical science National Research and Development Board, National Military Establishment, since 1948.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to medical jours.

Membership

Member American, New York County medical associations, Society U. Surgeons (president 1948), American Society for Clinical Investigation, American Surgical Association, Society of Clinical Surgery, Philadelphia College Physicians, New York Surgical Society, Australian Computer Society, New York Academy of Medicine, Harvey Society, American Association for Cancer Research, Phi Kappa Psi, Alpha Kappa Kappa, Sigma Xi.; Member editorial board Christopher’s Textbook of Surgery, Annals of Surgery.

Connections

Married Dorothy E. Tufts, October 1, 1932. Children: Elinor Towne, Marcia Robinson, Dorothy Tufts.

father:
William Wirt Lockwood

mother:
Mary Rebecca (Town) Lockwood

spouse:
Dorothy E. Tufts

child:
Elinor Towne Lockwood

child:
Marcia Robinson Lockwood

child:
Dorothy Tufts Lockwood