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Stafford L. Warren, American Educator. Decorated Distinguished Service Medal, Legion of Merit; recipient Enrico Fermi award Atomic Energy Commission, 1972.


Warren, Stafford L. was born on June 19, 1896 in Maxwell City, New Mexico, United States. Son of Edwin S. and Clara A. (Leak) Warren.


Professor radiology, U. Rochester School Medicine and Dentistry, 1926-1946; dean medical school, U. Rochester School Medicine and Dentistry, 1962-1963; professor biophysics emeritus, U. Rochester School Medicine and Dentistry, 1963-1981. Director Atomic Energy Project, 1947-1958. Special assistant to President to implementnationwide mental retardation program, 1962-1965.

Consultant for medical research and education Department Health Edition and Welfare, member education and research advising committee VA, since 1966. Honorary civilian consultant to surgeon general navy. Consultant United States Public Health Service, National Research Council.

Chairman California Civil Defense Planning Board, 1949-1953. Member medical advising committee diseases and blindness National Institutes of Health, 1952-1956. Member of national advisory council United States Public Health Service, 1962-1963.

Member facilities and resources committee National Library Medicine, 1962-1965. Member science advising committee Los Angeles Air Pollution Control District, since 1952. Colonel United States Medical Corps, chief medical section Manhattan Engineering District, adviser to commanding general, Manhattan Project, 1943-1946.

Chief radiological safety section Joint Task Force One (Bikini), 1946. Civilian consultant to California Air Resources Board, 1971-1972.


  • Other Work

    • Author over 300 reports on science subjects, cancer, arthritis, fever therapy, radioactive isotopes.


Fellow Industrial Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association (honorary). Member American Medical Association, American Society Clinical Investigation, American Neisserian Medical Society, American Optical Society, American Social Hygiene Association (Vice-President 1966), Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.


Son of and Clara A. (Leak) W. Married Viola L. Lockhart, May 23, 1920 (deceased July 1968). Children: Jane W. Larson, Dean Son of, Roger W.

Married second, Gertrude T. Huberty, July 18, 1970.

Edwin S. Warren

Clara A. (Leak) Warren

Viola L. Lockhart


Roger W. Warren

Dean S. Warren

Jane W. Larson Warren