Med School Seminar Lists Topics, Speakers for Wednesday Session
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Med School Seminar Lists Topics, Speakers for Wednesday Session Dr. Dorothy M. Horstmann, professor of epidemiology and pediatrics at the Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., considered one of the top experts in the study of the epidemiology of rubella will be one of the speakers at a seminar sponsored by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynnecology at Loui-siana State University Medical School at Shreveport Wednesday. Theme for the session, under the direction of Dr. Arthur Fort, head of the department, is "Current Perspectives in Rubella, Prostaglandins and Gonorrhea." Also on the program will be Dr. Fenimore T. Johnson, director of the Upjohn Co., Kalamazoo, Mich. He is considered one of the pioneers in this country in prostaglandin research. Others speaking will be Dr. John Lewis from the Louisiana State Depart-ment of Health, New Orleans, and Dr. Robert C. Rendtorff, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Tennessee Medical Units, Memphis, Tenn. Local faculty members are Dr. Earl Dilworth, clinical professor of obstetrcis and gynecology at the school of medi-cine; Dr. Emil Kotcher, professor and head of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology, school of medicine, and Dr. Fort. Dr. Horstmann will discuss "Rubella in Perspective" and will answer ques-tions on rubella at the morning session. Johnson's topic will be "Prostaglan-dins" while Kotcher will discuss "Diag-nosis of G o n o r r h e a ," a nd Johnson, "Antibiotic Therapy for Gonorrhea." Dr. Horstmann is the John Rodman Paul Professor of Epidemiology and Professor of Pediatrics at the Yale University School of Medicine. She has been at Yale University school of Medicine since 1943, and according to Fort "No one is better qualified and few equally qualified to discuss the epidemiology of infectious diseases especially viral infections, spe-cifically rubella." She graduated from the University of California Medical School at Berkeley in 1940. Dr. Horstmann is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and among her n u m e r o u s awards through the years are Great Heart Award from the V a r s i t y Club of Philadelphia; and honorary degrees from Smith College and Women's Medical College of Pennsylvania. She has served as a consultant to the World Health Organization, the New York City Health D e p a r t m e n t , the Pan-American Health Organization and the National Institutes of Health Commit-tee on Rubella Virus. Dr. Johnson was director of product research responsible for direction of departments concerned with chemical biological and medical developments of new drugs before becoming director of medical affairs at the Upjohn Co. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. He served in the Navy Medical Corps during World War II and through the Korean conflict. In the Navy he was involved in underwater medicine, both submarine and underwater demolition and served as a member of the National Research Council Panel on Underwater Swimming. Dr. Dorothy M. Horstmann Dr. Fenimore T. Johnson
|Title||Med School Seminar Lists Topics, Speakers for Wednesday Session|
Louisiana State University School of Medicine (Shreveport, La.)
Horstmann, Dorothy M.
Johnson, Fenimore T.
|Notes||Photos of Dr. Dorothy M. Horstmann and Dr. Fenimore T. Johnson|
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|Source||Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center Shreveport Medical Library (http://lib.sh.lsuhsc.edu)|
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