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Grossman (Martin I.) papers
Biomed.0451  
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Description
Collection contains the professional papers of Gastroenterologist Morton I. Grossman. Box 1, Folder 1. Biographies and obituaries, 1963-1985 Folder 2. Publications list through 1965 Folder 3. Oral history interview by James D. Boyle for the Americal Gastroenterological Association, 1982 Folder 4. Tributes in "Gastroenterology" (v.83, no.1), 1982 Folder 5. "Proceedings of International Cimetidine Symposium (Shanghai)" dedicated to Grossman, 1982-1084 Folder 6. License, 1953-1960 Folder 7. Appointments and positions, intramural, 1953-1980 Folder 8. Appointments and positions, extramural, 1956-1976 Folder 9. American Gastroenterological Association, President, 1970 Folder 10. CURE (Center for Ulcer Research and Education) Foundation (Los Angeles, CA), 1981-1982 Folder 11. Research, 1959-1979 Folder 12. Lectures, speeches, and conferences, 1947-1976 Folder 13. Correspondence, 1956-1974 Folder 14. Andrew C. Ivy tributes, 1968-1978 Folder 15. Tributes by Grossman to Sherman M. Mellinkoff, 1979-1980 Folder 16. Certificates, awards, diplomas, and honors, 1975-1982 Folder 17. Photographs, 1952-1977.
Background
Morton I. Grossman (1919-1981) received an M.D. and a Ph.D. in physiology under Andrew Ivy at Northwestern University, after which he worked at the University of Illinois. During World War II he served at the U.S. Army Medical Nutritional Laboratory. In 1955 he joined the UCLA School of Medicine in physiology and medicine and the Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital in West Los Angeles as Chief of Gastroenterology. Grossman promoted a multidisciplinary approach to digestive disorders by creating the Center for Ulcer Research and Education (CURE) in 1974. He was author or co-author of more than 300 papers on gastroenterology and gastrointestinal physiology, and served as Editor (1960-1965) and later chair of the editorial board of "Gastroenterology", the offical publication of the Gastroenterological Association.
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0.4 Linear Feet (1 box)
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