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Paul Marion Crossland, American physician.


Crossland, Paul Marion was born on June 8, 1904 in Wayne, Nebraska, United States. Son of George Washington and Mary Katrina (Schonlau) Crossland.


Student Wayne State Teachers College, 1922-1925. Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Minnesota, 1926, Bachelor of Medicine, 1930, Doctor of Medicine 1931. Postgraduate (fellow) Stanford School Medicine, 1951-1952.


1 son by previous marriage, William. Commissioned Lieutenant (junior grade), Medical Corps, United States Navy, 1930, advanced through grades to captain, 1948. Intern United States Naval Hospital, San Diego, 1930-1931.

Resident in surgery United States Naval Hospital, Newport, Rhode Island, 1939. Senior medical officer United States Lend Lease Base, Argentia, Newfoundland, 1941, United States Ship Montpelier, 1942-1943. Base medical officer Russell Island, 1943-1944.

Executive officer United States Naval Hospital, Sampson, New York, 1944-1945. 1st medical officer in command United States Naval Hospital, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, 1946-1948. Resident in dermatology New York Polytechnic Medical school and Hospital, 1949-1951.

Practice medicine specializing in dermatology, Santa Rosa, California, 1952-1969. Lecturer director dermatology Stanford, Palo Alto, California, 1951-1953, clinical instructor, 1953-1955, assistant clinical professor, 1955-1959, associate clinical professor, 1959-1965, clinical professor dermatology, 1965-1969. Courtesy staff Memorial Hospital, Santa Rosa.

Active staff Community Hospital, Santa Rosa, 1952-1969, chief department dermatology and syphilology, 1955, 58, 60, 62, 65, 67, skin clinic and tumor board consultant, 1952-1968, chairman pharmacy committee, 1957-1968, Executive Committee, 1957-1959. Courtesy staff Warrack Hospital, Santa Rosa, 1960-1969, Stanford Hospital, Palo Alto, 1952-1968. Staff Presbyterian Hospital, San Francisco, 1961-1969.

Crossland Laboratory at Stanford University dedicated in his honor, 1970. Diplomate American Board Dermatology, dermatology section Pan American Medical Association.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with A.C. Cipollaro) X-rays and Radium in the Treatment of Diseases of the Skin, 1967. Contributor articles to medical journals, pamphlets.


The Gospel of Christ is the message that can lead one to salvation. It shows the essential steps that one must take to secure the goal that God wishes all to attain.


The diversity of religious expressions is guaranteed by the separation of church and state. However, church and state should interact in different social and political fields for the benefit of the whole society.


Male and female have common humanity, having equal worth in the eyes of God. The erroneous notion that one gender is superior to another should be rejected.


Fellow American Academy Dermatology (director 1960-1963, Chairman of Commission nominations 1957, 59. Member American, Cal (chairman of the section dermatology 1965-1966) medical associations, International Society Tropical Dermatology, American Dermatological Association, Sonoma County Medical Society, Pacific, San Francisco dermatological societies, Society Investigative Dermatology, American Cancer Society (director Sonoma County branch 1956-1968), Acacia, Phi Beta Pi. Mason (32 degree).


Married Harriet Kent Dueringer, September 20, 1959.

George Washington Crossland

Mary Katrina (Schonlau) Crossland

Harriet Kent Dueringer