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Immunology educator

Wendell Franklyn Rosse, American Immunology educator. Recipient Career Development award, 1968, Golden Apple Student Teaching award Duke U. Medical Center, 1968, Thomas Kinney Memorial prize for teaching, 1980, Alumni Distinguished Teaching award, 1991; Josiah Macy, Junior, scholar, 1974.


Rosse, Wendell Franklyn was born on June 5, 1933 in Sidney, Nebraska, United States.


Student, University Chicago, 1949-1952; Doctor of Medicine with honors, University of Chicago, 1958; Bachelor, U. Omaha, 1953; student, University Nebraska School Medicine, 1953-1955; Master of Science in Physiology, Graduate School, 1956.


International, resident, Duke Hospital, Durham, North Carolina, 1958-1960; senior investigator, National Cancer Institute National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1964-1966; assistant professor medicine, Duke U. Medical Center, 1966-1968; associate professor medicine, Duke U. Medical Center, 1968-1972; associate professor immunology, Duke U. Medical Center, 1970-1976; professor medicine, Duke U. Medical Center, since 1972; professor immunology, Duke U. Medical Center, since 1976; Florence McAllister professor medicine, Duke U. Medical Center, since 1981; chief section immunohematology, Duke U. Medical Center, 1971-1986; co-director blood bank, Duke U. Medical Center, 1971-1987; director hematology and transfusion service, Duke U. Medical Center, 1987-1992; chief hematology-oncology, Duke U. Medical Center, 1976-1989; chief medical service, Durham Veterans Administration Hospital., 1973-1976; visiting research professor, Institut de Pathologie Cellulaire, Paris, 1974; investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, 1976-1981. Board of Governors American Board Internal Medicine, 1988-1993.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles to medical publications.


Member regional advising committee American Red Cross. Member North Carolina Gov's Council on Sickle Cell Syndrome. Member American Society Hematology (Stratton lecturer 1976, president 1986-1987), Assn.Am.

Physicians, American Society Clinical Investigation, American Federation Clinical Research, National Blood Club (president 1975), Red Cell Club, North Carolina Association Blood Banks, North Carolina Heart Association, Alpha Omega Alpha.


M. Simonne Vernier, July, 1959. Children: Christopher, Stephanie, Philippe.

Christopher Rosse

Stephanie Rosse

Philippe Rosse