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Cardiologist

Laurence Brewster Ellis, American cardiologist. Lectureship named for him Harvard Medical School, 1962.

Background

Ellis, Laurence Brewster was born on November 14, 1902 in Monson, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Fred Warren and Martha (Alvord) Ellis.

Education

AB cum laude, Harvard, 1922. Doctor of Medicine cum laude, Harvard, 1926.

Career

Intern Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1926-1928. Resident Thorndike Memorial Laboratory Boston City Hospital, 1928-1932. Practice medicine specializing in cardiology Boston, 1928-1986.

Teaching, research Harvard Medical School, 1928-1972. Now clinical professor medicine emeritus. Member staff Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, Boston City Hospital, 1928-1972.

Now honorary physician. President Postgraduate Medical Institute, 1953-1958. Consultant to numerous hospitals.

Achievements

  • Lectureship named for him Harvard Medical School, 1962.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served from lieutenant colonel to colonel, Medical Corps Army of the United States, 1943-1945. Fellow American College of Physicians, American College Cardiology. Member Massachusetts Medical Society (vice president 1965-1966), Association University Cardiologists (president 1962-1963), American Heart Association, New England Heart Association (president 1948-1949), Massachusetts Heart Association (president 1948-1949), Northeast Cardiovascular Society (president 1949-1950), Association American Physicians, American Clinical and Climatological Association, American Society Clinical Investigation, Society Medical Consultant to Armed Forces, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Clubs: St. Botolph; Harvard (Boston).

Connections

Married Alice Whiting, September 14, 1934. Children– Isabel Ellis Kurzon, Deborah Ellis Bigelow, Priscilla Ellis.

father:
Fred Warren Ellis

mother:
Martha (Alvord) Ellis

spouse:
Alice Whiting

child:
Isabel Ellis Kurzon Ellis

child:
Deborah Ellis Bigelow Ellis

child:
Priscilla Ellis