Collection VF00107 - Allen, William E., Jr., Vertical File


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Allen, William E., Jr., Vertical File



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William E. Allen, Jr. received his M.D. degree from Howard University and his postgraduate and radiology training at Homer G. Philips Hospital. Allen was the first black diplomat of the American College of Radiology, director of an approved residency program, chief of radiology at a military hospital, chairman of the section of radiology in the National Medical Association, and Gold Medalist of the American College of Radiology. He served as a professor at both Washington University School of Medicine and St. Louis University. Source: In Memorium by Ronald G. Evens, February 3, 1982.

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The Vertical File Collection is open and accessible for research.

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Item description, Reference Code, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University in St. Louis.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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© Copyright 2019 Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives. All rights reserved.

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