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Joseph Francis Sadusk, American physician, health services consultant. Decorated Legion of Merit with Oak Leaf Cluster, 1946; United States of America Typhus Commission medal, 1945.


Sadusk, Joseph Francis was born on October 4, 1909 in Baltimore. Son of Joseph and Eva Marie (Kolita S., Senior).


Student Loyola College, Baltimore, 1927-1929. Bachelor of Arts, Johns Hopkins University, 1931, M.D. (Henry Strong Denison fellow, 1934-1935), 1935.


Interne Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1935-1937, assistant resident in obstetrics, 1938-1939. Assistant resident in medicine, New Haven Hospital, 1937-1938, resident in medical, 1939-1940, director medical outpatient clinic, 1941-1942, associate physician, 1939-1947. Associate medical director Prudential Insurance Company, 1947-1948.

Instructor Yale School Medical, 1939-1942, assistant professor medicine, 1946-1947. Adjunct Professor clinical medicine George Washington University, 1948-1949, professor preventive medicine and community health, 1962-1966. Associate clinical professor medicine Stanford, 1949-1962.

Medical director Food and Drug Administration, 1964-1966. Professor medicine, associate dean for community medicine Johns Hopkins, 1966-1967. Physician Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1966-1967.

Vice president medical and science affairs Parke, Davis & Company, 1967-1971, director, 1967-1974. Clinical professor medicine Wayne State University, 1967-1971. Senior vice-president, director medical and science affairs Warner-Lambert Company, 1971-1974, also director.

Senior consultant Permanente Medical Group, Oakland, California, 1974-1978. Research consultant Peralta Hospital, 1974-1975. Director Kaiser Foundation Research Institute, 1975-1978.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor Cecil’s Textbook of Medicine, 1946. Nelson’s Loose-Leaf Textbook of Medicine, 1949. Conn’s Current Therapy, 1952-1964.

      Contributor articles on biochemistry and infectious diseases and legal medicine and drug safety to medical journals.


Member Commision on Pneumonia, Army Epidemiological Board, 1940-1942. Member civilian health and medical advisory council to the secretary of defense, 1961-1964. Served to colonel Medical Corps, United States Army, 1942.

Fellow American College of Physicians. Member American Society Clinical Investigation, American Federation Clinical Research, American Society Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, American Medical Association, Sigma Xi. Club: Cosmos (Washington).


Married Marian Wayman Young, December 28, 1938. Children: Estelle, George, Barbara, Eva Mary, William.

Joseph Sadusk

Eva Marie (Kolita Sadusk

Marian Wayman Young

Estelle Sadusk

George Sadusk

Barbara Sadusk

Eva Mary Sadusk

William Sadusk