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educator , geneticist , internist

Laird Gray Jackson, American geneticist, internist, educator. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Medical Genetics (board directors). Leukemia Society fellow, 1963-1965, Leukemia Society scholar 1965-1970. Fellow American College of Physicians; member American Society Human Genetics (social issues committee 1976-1980, board directors).

Background

Jackson, Laird Gray was born on October 10, 1930 in Seattle, Washington, United States.

Education

Bachelor, Pomona College, 1951. Doctor of Medicine, University Cincinnati, 1955.

Career

Rotating general intern Sacramento County (California) Hospital, 1955-1956. Resident in internal medicine Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1959-1961, National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow medical oncology, 1961-1962, instructor medicine, 1962-1964, assistant professor medicine, 1964-1966, associate professor, 1966-1969, associate professor medicine, pediatrics and obstetrics-gynecology, 1969-1978, professor, since 1978, director division medical genetics, 1969-1998. Founder, board directors, treasurer American College Medical Genetics, 1991-1995.

Captain United States Air Force, 1956-1959.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine, American Board Medical Genetics (board directors).

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board American Journal Medical Genetics, Prenatal Diagnosis, Repository of Human Chromosomal Variants.

Membership

Fellow American College of Physicians. Member American Society Human Genetics (social issues committee 1976-1980, board directors).

Connections

Married.