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Lester Marvin Morrison, British physician.


Morrison, Lester Marvin was born on September 18, 1907 in London, England. Came to United States, 1912, naturalized, 1917. Son of Harry and Sonia (Beck) Morrison.


Certificate, McGill University, 1927. Doctor of Medicine, Temple University, 1933. Honorary Doctor of Science, International College, Los Angeles, 1978.


Research associate Department Interior Canada, 1924-1927. Fellow medicine Guys Medical School and Hospital, London, 1934-1935. Instructor medicine Temple University School Medicine, 1936-1944.

Lecturer University Southern California, 1944-1945, Loma Linda University Medical School, since 1946. Consultant medicine St. Johns Hospital, Santa Monica, California, 1947-1955, Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital, 1951-1953, University California at Los Angeles Medical Center, 1965. President, owner Crenshaw Hospital, Los Angeles, 1953-1961, Santa Ana Doctors Hospital, 1956-1967, Whittier Hospital, 1954-1962, Sun Valley Hospital, 1959-1962, Pasadena Community Hospital, 1963-1964, Covina (California) Convalescent Hospital, 1964-1965.

Senior attending physician, director research unit Los Angeles County Hospital. President Crenshaw Research Foundation, 1945-1965. Director Institute Arteriosclerosis Research.

Associate professor medicine Loma Linda University, since 1967. Director International Centre Gerontology, Paris, France, since 1969. Chairman board Science Food Supplements, Inc., Los Angeles.


  • Other Work

    • Author: The Low-Fat Way to Health and Longer Life, Doctor Morrison's Heart Saver Program. Co-author: Coronary Heart Disease and the Mucopolysaccharides, Arteriosclerosis: Prevention, Treatment and Regression, 1984. Contributor articles to science publications, including Encyclopedia Medicine and Surgery.


Board directors Everhealth Foundation, Whittier, California. Fellow American College Cardiology, American College of Physicians, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American, International colleges angiology, American, International gerontological Societies, Royal Society Medicine, Pan American Medical Association, Council on Arteriosclerosis of America Heart Association. Member American College Gastroenterology (governor).


Married Rita Rosenthal, October 24, 1938.

Harry Morrison

Sonia (Beck) Morrison

Rita Rosenthal