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Physician

Wilson Munford Wing, American physician. Served from captain lieutenant colonel, Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946. Diplomate American Board Preventive Medicine, American Board Pediatrics.; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Public Health Association.

Background

Wing, Wilson Munford was born on November 15, 1908 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of David LaForest and Mary Blanche (Mumford) Wing.

Education

Doctor of Medicine Columbia, 1936. Master of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 1947.

Career

Intern, Babies Hospital, Presbyterian Medical Center, New York City, 1936-1937, associate attending pediatrician Vanderbilt Clinic, 4 years. House physician in pediatrics Children’s Hospital, Boston, 1938-1939, assistant pediatrician, 1939-1940. Research fellow in allergy Roosevelt Hospital, New York City, 1940-1942.

Staff international health div. Rockefeller Foundation, England, 1947-1948. Assistant in pediatrics Harvard.

Associate professor public health administration Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1948-1956, 57. United States director High Institute Public Health International Cooperation Administration, Alexandria, Egypt, 1956-1958. Consultant public health administration World Health Organization, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1958-1959.

Health officer Western health district Baltimore City Health Department, 1960-1964, Eastern health district, since 1964.

Membership

Served from captain lieutenant colonel, Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946. Diplomate American Board Preventive Medicine, American Board Pediatrics. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Public Health Association.

Connections

Married Elsa June Stockfisch, November 2, 1940. Children: David Lohr, Deborah Thom, Daniel Cushing.

father:
David LaForest Wing

mother:
Mary Blanche (Mumford) Wing

spouse:
Elsa June Stockfisch

child:
David Lohr Wing

child:
Deborah Thom Wing

child:
Daniel Cushing Wing