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Paul Bruce Beeson, American Physician.

Background

Beeson, Paul Bruce was born on October 18, 1908 in Livingston, Montana, United States. Son of John Bradley and Martha Gerard (Ash) Beeson.

Education

Student, University Washington, 1925—1928. Doctor of Medicine, CM, McGill University, 1933. Doctor of Science (honorary), McGill University, 1971.

Doctor of Science (honorary), Emory University, 1968. Doctor of Science (honorary), Albany Medical College, 1975. Doctor of Science (honorary), Yale University, 1975.

Doctor of Science (honorary), Medical College Ohio, 1979.

Career

Assistant, Rockefeller Institute, 1937-1939; Assistant, Harvard Medical School, 1939-1940; assistant professor medicine, Emory University Medical School, 1942-1946; professor, department chairman, Emory University Medical School, 1946-1952; Ensign professor medicine, department chairman internal medicine, Yale Medical School, 1952-1965; physician-in-chief university service, Grace-New Haven Community Hospital, 1952-1965; Nuffield professor clinical medicine, Oxford (England) University, 1965-1974; professor medicine, U. Washington, Seattle, 1974-1981.

Membership

Master: American College of Physicians (John Phillips Memorial award 1976, Disting.Tchr. award 1990). Fellow: Royal College Physicians (London), Royal Society Medicine (honorary). Member: National Academy of Sciences, Association Physicians Great Britain and Ireland, Association American Physicians (president 1967), American Society Clinical Investigation, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Academy Arts and Sciences.

Connections

Married Bartara Neal, July 10, 1942. Children: John, Peter, Judith.

father:
John Bradley Beeson

mother:
Martha Gerard (Ash) Beeson

spouse:
Barbara Neal

child:
Judith Beeson

child:
John Beeson

child:
Peter Beeson