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Joseph Gilbert Hoffman

scientist , educator

Joseph Gilbert Hoffman, American scientist, educator. Recipient awards Naval Ordnance, 1943, Manhattan District, 1945, Office of Scientific Research and Development, 1945. Fellow American Physical Society; member American Association Cancer Research, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine Western New York, Austin Flint Society Medical Unitarian.

Background

Hoffman, Joseph Gilbert was born on August 19, 1909 in Buffalo. Son of Joseph and Helene (Seyler) Hoffman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with honors, Cornell Univercity, 1935, Doctor of Philosophy., 1939.

Career

Staff Roswell Park Memorial Institute, 1939-1946, director cancer research, 1946-1954, consultant cancer research, 1954-1974. Physicist Carnegie Institute Washington, 1940-1942, National Bureau Standards, 1942-1944. Science staff Los Alamos Science laboratories, 1944-1946, consultant, 1946-1974, research professor of University Buffalo School Medicine, 1947-1974, professor biophysics, 1954-1974, professor physics 1957-1974.

Works

  • Author: Size and Growth of Tissue Cells, 1953. Life and Death of Cells, 1957. Contributing author Acute Radiation Syndrome, Annual Internal Medicine, volunteer 36, 1952.

Membership

Fellow American Physical Society. Member American Association Cancer Research, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine Western New York, Austin Flint Society Medical Unitarian.

Connections

Married Ruth A. Buckland, August 17, 1940. Children: Joseph H., Paul G. Research assistant.

father:
Joseph Hoffman

mother:
Helene (Seyler) Hoffman

spouse:
Ruth A. Buckland

children:
Joseph H. Hoffman

Paul G. Research assistant Hoffman