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Military officer , physician

William Neil New, American physician, retired military officer. Diplomate: American Board Dermatology and Syphilology.


New, William Neil was born on October 24, 1908 in Atoka, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Robert Calvin and Nommar Bell (Willmore) New.


Bachelor of Arts, Central State Teachers College, Edmond, Oklahoma, 1931;Bachelor of Science in Medicine, U. Oklahoma, 1932;Doctor of Medicine, University Oklahoma, 1934;postgraduate, Northwestern University Medical School, 1947-1948.


Intern, Southern Pacific Railroad Hospital, San Francisco, 1934-1935;commissioned Lieutenant (junior grade), Medical Corps, United States Navy, 1935;advanced through grades to rear admiral, United States Navy, 1963;resident dermatology and syphilology, Naval Hospital, Philadelphia, 1946-1947;medical officer on gunboat and, United States Marine Corps Hospital, Shanghai, 1937-1939;regimental surgeon, 7th Marines in Guadalcanallater division surgeon, 5th Marine Division (Japanese occupation), 1945;established, Naval Medical Field Research Laboratory, Camp Lejeune, 1943;chief dermatology services naval hospitals, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1948-1951;chief dermatology services naval hospitals, Philadelphia, 1951-1953;chief dermatology services naval hospitals, San Diego, 1956-1959;force surgeon, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific, 1954-1956;commanding officer, United States Naval Hospital, Yokusuka, Japan, 1959-1962;director staff, Office Deputy Assistant Secretary Defense for Health and Medical, 1962-1966;private practice dermatology, Dallas Medical and Surgical clinic, 1968-1991;retired, 1991. Clinical associate professor dermatology Southwestern Medical School, University Texas, Dallas, 1966-1992.


  • Diplomate: American Board Dermatology and Syphilology.


Member American College of Physicians (life), American Academy Dermatology (life), Pacific Dermatological Association (life), Association Military Dermatologists (past president), North America Clinical Dermatological Society (co-founder, life), Space Dermatological Foundation (co-founder), Cutaneous Therapy Society (co-founder, life).


Married Ruth Anderson Pride, March 30, 1940.

Robert Calvin New

Nommar Bell (Willmore) New

Ruth Anderson Pride