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Alvis, Bennett Y.

  • Person
  • 1884-1977

Bennett Young Alivs graduated from St. Louis University Medical School in 1918, and entered private practice in Ophthalmology with Dr. Meyer Weiner in 1920. He also served as an Associate Professor at Washington University School of Medicine from 1920 until his death in 1977.

American Academy of Neurology

  • Corporate body
  • 1948-

The American Academy of Neurology is a medical professional society established in 1948 by A.B. Baker of the University of Minnesota.

American Board of Thoracic Surgery

  • Corporate body
  • 1948-

The American Board of Thoracic Surgery is a surgical organization devoted to surgery of the chest.

Alpers, David H.

  • Person
  • Born 1935

David H. Alpers completed his medical degree at Harvard Medical School in 1960, and his internal medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. In 1969, Alpers was recruited to Washington University School of Medicine by Carl V. Moore to re-establish the gastroenterology division. He has been Professor of Medicine since 1973, and is also a senior medical consultant in R&D of Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and Takeda North America.

American Cancer Society

  • Corporate body
  • 1913-

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer.

American Medical College

  • Corporate body
  • 1973-1911

American Medical College was founded in 1843 by practitioners of "eclectic" medicine, who emphasized the use of herbal remedies. In the early 20th century, the college reformed and broadened its curriculum and established a private hospital and dispensary for the clinical training of students. In 1911 American Medical College merged with Barnes Medical College, in an attempt to sustain an institution of higher learning that could compete with Washington University and St. Louis University and, like them, offer undergraduate instruction. In 1912 the product of this merger was given a new name, National University of Arts and Sciences. The effort failed, however, and all its programs ceased by 1918.

Alt, Adolf

  • Person
  • 1851-1920

Adolf Alt was an opthalmologist who studied medicine at the University Heidelberg and moved to St. Louis in 1885. He was the founder of the American Journal of Ophthalmology, first published in 1884.

Anderson, Charles B.

  • Person
  • 1938-2016

Charles B. Anderson received his medical degree from Yale University in 1962, then completed his surgical residency at Barnes Hospital. He joined the Washington University School of Medicine faculty in 1970 as an instructor of surgery. He was named full professor in 1979 and became director of the Division of General Surgery in 1984. A leader in the field of surgery, Anderson's research and surgical expertise advanced the understanding of kidney transplantation and helped to establish the kidney transplantation program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, where he served as general surgeon-in-chief. Source: "Obituary: Charles B. Anderson, former director of general surgery, 78," by Kristina Sauerwien, November 14, 2016.

Anderson, M. Sidney

  • Person

Washington University School of Medicine class of 1960.

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