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Hinsey, Joseph C.

  • no2003098077
  • Person
  • 1901-1981

Dr. Joseph Clarence Hinsey (1901-1981) was born in Ottumwa, Iowa. Hinsey attended Northwestern University, receiving a B.S. (1922) and an M.S. (1923) in biology. He then studied neuroanatomy at Washington University from 1924-1927. At Washington University, the chairman of his committee was Stephen Walter Ranson, with Nobel Laureates Herbert Gasser and Joseph Erlanger representing his minors in physiology and pharmacology. After receiving his Ph.D. in 1927, Hinsey spent one year teaching at Washington University before moving to other academic and administrative posts at Northwestern and Stanford University.

In 1936, Hinsey served as Professor of Physiology and Chairman of the Department at Cornell University Medical College. He would later serve as Dean of the medical school from 1941-1953. Hinsey was then Director of the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center from 1953-1966. Among his many accomplishments was his work on improving medical education. He helped to found the Association of American Medical Colleges and served as its president in 1950.

Jones, Andrew B.

  • Person
  • 1890-1981

Andrew B. Jones was born in 1890 in Tennessee, and earned his M.D. degree at Vanderbilt University in 1916. He completed a medical internship under George Dock in 1919 and served as a neurology resident under Sidney I. Schwab in 1920. From 1921-1922 Jones served as a resident in psychiatry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He then returned to Washington University School of Medicine to join the faculty, where he taught neurology and psychiatry until his retirement from active practice in 1965.

During the 1930s, Jones made a special study of the encephalitis outbreak in St. Louis, and published several articles on the subject. He was the chief of the encephalitis section of Barnes Hospital during World War II, and also served as a psychiatric consultant to the Selective Service Agency of Eastern Missouri. He was associated with numerous professional organizations during his career, including the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Neurology. In 1980, Andrew B. Jones and his wife Gretchen endowed a Professorship of Neurology at Washington University School of Medicine. Jones passed away in 1981.

University of Virginia Hospital

  • Corporate body
  • Founded 1901

University of Virginia Hospital (1901-present) ... is a part of a larger entity known variously as the University of Virginia Medical Center (1962?-1987?); University of Virginia Health Sciences Center (1988?-1998); University of Virginia Health System (1998- )).

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Jones, Gretchen

  • Person
  • 1908-2001

Gretchen Pemberton Jones, 92, St. Louis, formerly of Iberia, died March 20, 2001, at Barnes-Jewish Extended Care Facility, St. Louis.

She was born Aug. 12, 1908, near Iberia, a daughter of Wade A. and Edna Francis Wall Pemberton. She was married April 9, 1964, in Dayton, Tenn., to Dr. Andrew B. Jones, who died June 19, 1981.

She was a 1927 graduate of the Iberia Academy, a 1929 graduate of Iberia Junior College and a 1931 graduate of Drury College, Springfield. She was a medical technician at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, and worked as a secretary and lab technician for a group of doctors.

After her retirement she lived on Chickamauga Lake in Tennessee, and Lake Okeechobee in Florida. In 1976, she helped establish the Andrew B. Jones and Gretchen P. Jones Professorship in Neurology at Washington University Medical School, St. Louis.

She was a member of the Iberia Congregational Christian Church.

Survivors include: one stepson, Andrew B. Jones Jr., Adams, Tenn.; two stepdaughters, Pat Ingles, Marathon, Fla., and Barbara Pemberton, Cape Girardeau; three sisters, Wilma Birge, Seymour, Ind., Janet Wilson, Florissant, and Jean Keeth, Iberia; and two brothers, Don Pemberton, Cape Girardeau and Victor Pemberton, Tuscumbia.

Hudgens, Richard W.

  • Person
  • Born 1931

Richard Watts Hudgens (born 1931) is professor of psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine since 1989. He rose through the ranks from instructor to professor in clinical psychiatry from 1963-1989. He earned a BA from Princeton University in 1952 and graduated with an MD from the Washington University School of Medicine in 1956. He was also assistant dean and associate dean from 1964-1974. His research was in affective disorders, suicide, psychiatric disorders in adolescence, transcultural psychiatry, medical education, history of psychiatry, and psychiatric disorders.

Strauss, Arthur E.

  • Person
  • 1889-1974

Arthur E. Strauss received his medical degree from Harvard College Medical School in 1917. After service in the First World War, Strauss joined the staff of the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, serving as physician in charge of the heart station until 1952, medical staff president from 1949 to 1953, and director of medicine from 1948 to 1953. Strauss was a founder of the St. Louis Heart Association and an assistant professor of clinical medicine at Washington University School of Medicine.

Cook, Jerome E.

  • Person
  • 1884-1964

Jerome Cook was a physician, 1884-1964. 1905 graduate of the Medical Department of Washington University. President of the medical staff, Jewish Hospital of St. Louis, 1936-1939 and 1946-1949.

Hildreth, H. Rommel

  • Person
  • 1902-1993

H. Rommel Hildreth was an ophthalmologist who was born 1902. Hildreth received his medical degree from the Washington University School of Medicine in 1928.

Hamburger, Viktor

  • n80165259
  • Person
  • 1900-2001

Viktor Hamburger was a German-American biologist who was born in 1900. Hamburger attended the Universities of Breslau, Heidelberg, Munich, and Freiburg, receiving his Ph.D. in zoology under the supervision of Hans Spemann in 1925. He came to Chicago in 1932 as a Rockefeller fellow to work in Frank R. Lillie’s laboratory at the University of Chicago, studying the embryology of the chick embryo. While in Chicago, Hamburger was dismissed from his faculty position in Germany due to the rising Nazi party’s policies, and he chose to remain in the United States.

In 1935, Hamburger joined Washington University as an assistant professor of zoology. He served as chairman of the Department of Biology from 1941 to 1966. Though he retired as professor emeritus in 1969, Hamburger continued his research until the mid-1980s. Hamburger is best known for his work in experimental embryology, neuroembryology and the study of programmed cell death.

Planned Parenthood Association of St. Louis

  • no2013094572
  • 1943-

Founded in 1932 as the Maternal Health Association of Missouri; became Planned Parenthood Association of St. Louis in 1943

found: NUCMC data from Univ. of Mo.-St. Louis Lib., Western Hist. Ms. Coll. for Planned Parenthood Association of St. Louis. Records, 1930-1975

Washington University Medical Center

  • Corporate body
  • 1972-

The Washington University Medical Center (WUMC) was incorporated in 1962 and was originally known as Washington University Medical School and Associated Hospitals. As of March 14, 1972, the organization was renamed Washington University Medical Center. The major institutions that make up the WUMC incude: Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Center for Advanced Medicine, Central Institute for the Deaf, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College, St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Washington University School of Medicine.

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