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Mcwilson Warren

educator , consultant , officer , parasitologist

Mcwilson Warren, American parasitologist, international health officer, educator, consultant. Recipient Commendation medal, 1967, Citation medal, 1985, Meritor service medal, 1987.


Warren, Mcwilson was born on August 29, 1929 in Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Lorenzo Blake and Ethel (Bass) Warren.


1 child, James Russell. Bachelor of Arts North Carolina, 1951, Master of Science in Public Health, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy, Rice University, 1957.

Associate professor preventive medicine School Medicine, University Oklahoma, 1957-1961. Commissioned officer United States Public Health Service, since 1961, advanced through grades to scientist director, 1979, with Far East Research Unit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1961-1965, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1965-1967, University London, 1967-1968, National Institutes of Health, 1968-1969, Central America Research Station (Centers for Disease Control), El Salvador, 1970-1974, Center for Disease Control, Atlanta, 1975-1981, team leader World Health Organization Malaria Training Secretary for Asia and Pacific, Kuala Lumpur, 1981-1984. Director Division Science Services Crime Investigation Department, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, since 1985.

Adjunct professor Tulane University, since 1981. Consultant on malaria World Health Organization, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, United States Navy Medical Research Unit.


Contributor articles in professional journals.


  • Contributor articles in professional journals.


Member American Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (science program chairman 1976-1980), American Society Parasitology, Royal Society Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Malaysian Society Parasitology and Tropical Medicine (secretary treasurer 1962-1963, vice president 1982-1983, president 1983-1984), American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Mosquito Control Association, Sigma Xi.


Married Mary Isabel Keany, August 2, 1975. 1 child, James Russell.

Lorenzo Blake Warren

Ethel (Bass) Warren

Mary Isabel Keany

James Russell Warren