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Laurance Wilkie Kinsell, American physician.


Kinsell, Laurance Wilkie was born on October 15, 1908 in Landsdowne. Pennsylvania. Son of S. Tyson and Clementine Keyser (Lynd) Kinsell.


Doctor of Medicine Hahnemann Medical College, Philadelphia, 1932. Doctor of Science, 1965. Doctor of Science, Blackburn College.


Judith Scott. Martha Lynd. Intern, resident, graduate work Hahnemann Hospital, Philadelphia, and instns. affiliated with Columbia University, 1932-1935. Clinical medicine, 1935-1939.

Research fellow Columbia University, 1939-1940. Research fellow (medical and pharmacology), Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital, 1941-1943. Research associate, University of California, 1943-1944.

United States Navy, 1944-1946. Consultant in medicine and endocrinology University of California and other hospitals since 1946. Associate clinical professor medicine University of California Medical School, San Francisco, 1948-1950.

Director Institute for Metablolic Research of Highland General Hospital, Oakland, since 1950. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine.


  • Other Work

    • Associate editor American Journal Clinical Nutrition. Metabolism, Excerpta Medica. Editor Hormonal Regulations of Energy Metabolism, 1956.

      Cardiovascular diseases. Author papers and chapters on endocrinology and metabolism.


Fellow American College of Physicians. Member of the American Medical Association, California, Alameda Company medical associations, Endocrine Society, American Diabetes Association, American Federation Clinical Research, Western Society Clinical Research. Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Society Clinical Nutrition, American Institute Nutrition, Western Association Physicians, Alpha Omega Alpha.


Married Martha L. Williams, September 15, 1934. Children: Laura Anne.

S. Tyson Kinsell

Clementine Keyser (Lynd) Kinsell

Martha L. Williams

Laura Anne Kinsell