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Military officer , physician , scientific researcher , Medical educator

Joseph Francis Fraumeni, American Scientific researcher, medical educator, physician, military officer. Achievements include research in environmental and genetic determinants of cancer.

Background

Fraumeni,, Joseph Francis was born on April 1, 1933 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Joseph Francis and Pauline (Malta) Fraumeni.

Education

AB, Harvard University, 1954. Doctor of Medicine, Duke, 1958. Master of Science in epidemiology, Harvard University, 1965.

Career

Commissioned Lieutenant, United States Public Health Service, 1962; advanced through grades to rear admiral (assistant surgeon general), United States Public Health Service, 1997; medical intern, resident, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1958-1960; medical resident, chief resident, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York City, 1960-1962; staff associate, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland., 1962-1965; associate chief, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland., 1966-1975; chief environmental epidemiology branch, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland., 1975-1982; director epidemiology & biostatistics program, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland., 1979-1995; director epidemiology & genetics division, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland., since 1995. Attending physician Clinical Center National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, since 1966. Professor epidemiology uniformed services U. Health Sciences, Bethesda, since 1985.

Adjunct Professor Harvard University School Public Health, Boston, since 1993, George Washington University Medical Center, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in environmental and genetic determinants of cancer.

Membership

Fellow: American College of Physicians (James D. Bruce Memorial award 1997), American Association for the Advancement of Science, American College Preventive Medicine, American College Epidemiology (board directors 1985-1989, Abraham Lilienfeld award 1993, honorary fellow 1998). Member: National Academy of Sciences, Association American Physicians, American Association Cancer Research ( board directors 1983-1987, American Cancer Society award research excellence epidemiology, prevention 1993), American Society Preventive Oncology (president 1981-1983, Distinguished Achievement award 1993), Institute Medicine.

Connections

Married Patricia Welch D'Arcy, April 23, 1977.

father:
Joseph Francis Fraumeni

mother:
Pauline (Malta) Fraumeni

spouse:
Patricia Welch D'Arcy