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Vernon William Lippard, American physician. member board counsellors Smith College, 1959-1964; Served to colonel, Military Cross, Australia. 1942-1945; Member Society Pediatric Research, Association American Physicians, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Background

Lippard, Vernon William was born on October 4, 1905 in Marlboro, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Charles and Lucy Maria (Balcom) Lippard.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Yale, 1926, M.D. cum laude, 1929. Doctor of Science, University Maryland., 1955.

Career

1 daughter, Lucy Rowland. Intern New Haven Hospital, 1929-1930. Assistant resident and resident pediatrician New York Nursery and Child’s Hospital, 1930-1932.

Resident pediatrician New York Hospital, 1932-1933. Instructor pediatrics Cornell Univercity Medical College, 1933-1937, associate pediatrics, 1937-1938. Director study commission Study Crippled Children, New York City, 1938-1939.

Associate dean College Physicians and Surgs., Columbia, 1939-1946. Dean, professor pediatrics School Medicine, Louisiana State University, 1946-1949. School Medicine, University of Virginia, 1949-1952.

Dean, professor pediatrics School Medicine, Yale, 1952-1967, assistant to president for medical development, professor pediatrics, 1967-1971, dean emeritus, 1971-1984. Board medical consultant Oak Ridge Institute Nuclear Studies, 1948-1952, Brookhaven National Laboratory, 1955-1960. Member board counsellors Smith College, 1959-1964.

Consultant Josiah Macy Junior Foundation, 1967-1975. President Association American Medical Colls., 1954-1955. Board of directors Grant Foundation, 1967.

Founds. Fund for Research in Psychiatry, 1953-1967, World Education, 1973-1975, Gaylord Hospital, 1972. National Fund for Medical Education, 1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: The Crippled Child in New York City, 1940. A Half Century of American Medical Education, 1974. Contributor numerous articles on immunology in childhood and medical education to medical journals.

Membership

Member board counsellors Smith College, 1959-1964. Served to colonel, Military Cross, Australia. 1942-1945; Member Society Pediatric Research, Association American Physicians, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha.

Connections

Married Margaret Isham Cross, August 29, 1931.

father:
William Charles Lippard

mother:
Lucy Maria (Balcom) Lippard

spouse:
Margaret Isham Cross