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Jonathan Forman, American internist, editor, author. Diplomate American Board Internal medicine. Recipient Louis Bromfield gold medal, 1961, Clemens von Pirquet gold medal, 1964.


Forman, Jonathan was born on September 30, 1887 in Austinburg, Ohio, United States. Son of Cassius Clay and Alice Florence (Coup) Forman.


AB, Ohio State University, 1910;postgraduate, Harvard University, summers 1912-1916;Doctor of Medicine, Starling-Ohio Medical College, 1913.


Assistant in anatomy and physiology, Ohio State University, 1910-1911;assistant in pathology, College Medicine, Ohio State University, 1913-1914;instructor, College Medicine, Ohio State University, 1914-1916;assistant professor, College Medicine, Ohio State University, 1916-1919;special lecturer allergy, 1933-1934;lecturer medicine, from 1934;professor of history of medicine, from 1945;professor emeritusassistant in pathology, Starling-Ohio Medical College, 1911-1913;Austin teaching fellow, Harvard University, 1919-1920;private practice, Columbus, Ohio., from 1920. Pathologist and gastroenterologist several hospitals and clinics. Director laboratory division United States Naval Hospital, Naval Oper.

Base, Hampton Roads, 1917-1919.


  • Diplomate American Board Internal medicine.


  • Other Work

    • Author: History of the First Hundred Years of the College of Medicine of Ohio State University, 1934. Editor or co-editor bulletins, journals and proceedings various organizations, from 1916, including Ohio State Medical Journal, 1953-1957. Editor in chief Clinical Physiology, 1956-1965.

      Member editorial board World-Wide Abstracts, Vox Medica, Review Allergy and Applied Immunology. Editor Archives Clinical Ecology. Contributor numerous articles to medical journals.


Chairman Friends of the Land, 1952-1960. Fellow American College Allergy (president 1949-1950), American Academy Allergy, International Association Allergists, Society Technology Editors and Publications, International College Applied Nutrition. Member American Medical Association, Argentine Society for Study of Allergy, International Corresponding Society Allergists (director-general), Alpha Omega Alpha, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Rho Sigma (Ainsley Griffin gold medal), Sigma Tau Delta.


Married Doris Marie Andrews, November 1, 1923. Children: Alice Ann, Cynthia Louise, Jonathan.

Cassius Clay Forman

Alice Florence (Coup) Forman

Doris Marie Andrews

Alice Ann Forman

Cynthia Louise Forman

Jonathan Forman