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Times 21 July 68 Three are Named to Medical School Faculty DR. ROBERT C. CLAWSON DR. ROBERT L. SMITH DR. CHARLES D. WOOD Three new faculty members have been added to the staff of Louisiana State University Medi-cal School at Shreveport, accord-ing to Dr. Edgar Hull, dean of the school. They are Dr. Charles D. Wood, formerly consultant for pharma-cology to the U.S. Naval School of Aviation Medicine, Pensacola, Fla. now professor of pharmacol-ogy; Dr. Robert L. Smith formerly research associate in biology, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, N.Y., now assistant professor of biochemis-try, and Dr. Robert C. Clawson, formerly of the Loyola Universi-ty Stritch School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill., now assistant pro-fessor in the Department of Anatomy.. Dr. Wood has done research in "epilepsy and altered brain function due to damage o± temporal lobe at the National Institutes of Health from 1953 to 1955; taught at the University of Arkansas Medical School, 1957 to 1967 in physiology and pharma-cology, including use of tranquili-zers, LSD and related drugs, and from 1967-68 served as -a consult-ant and visiting scientist at the Navy Aerospace Medical Insti-tute Pensacola, Fla., studying motion sickness and developing anitimotionsickiness drugs. He received a.predoctorate fel-lowship from the National Insti-tutes of Health while at the University of North Caroline, and was awarded the Research Ca-reer Development Award while at the University of Arkansas. Kentucky U. Graduate He received the B.S. and M.S. in physiology from the Universi-ty of Kentucky, and the Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina. He also attended the University of Colorado Medical School. Dr. Wood is a member of Sigma Xi, North Carolina Acade-my of Science, the Aerospace Medical Association, the Space Medicine Branch of Aerospace Medical Association, and is en associate member of the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine, and an associate of the Pulaski County Medical Society. He and his wife Dr. Mary Wood, have four children. Dr. Smith was educated at Abilene Christian College, where he received the B.S. degree, and the University of Tennessee, where he received both the M.S. and Ph.D. He has also served as a visiting lecturer in chemistry at Queens College, Charlotte, N.C., and as an instructor in chemistry at Abilene Christian College. He was awarded a teaching fellowship from the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Tennessee Medical Units, and a U.S. Public Health Service Training Grant from the Depart-ment of Biochemistry at Tennes-see. His present area of research is on "protein chemistry, active sites of proteolytk enzymes." Dr. Smith is a member of the American Chemical Society and Sigma Xi. Florida Native A native of Tampa, Fla., Dr. Clawson received the B.S. degree in Biology from Spring Hill College and the M.S. degree in Anatomy from St. Louis Univer-sity. He received his 1%. D. degree in anatomy from Loyola Univer-sity. Chicago in 1962. Upon completion of his graduate work he remained at Loyola under a National Institutes of Health post-doctoral fellowship, at which time he studied electron micros-copy at the Argonne National Laboratory. Dr. Clawson has served on the faculty of the Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine in the Department of Anatomy since 1984 as instructor and assistant professor teaching gross anato-my and embryology. He has also served as secretary to the Faculty Collegeum of the Medi-cal School and was serving a three year term as a member of the Executive Committee for the Collegeum at the time he was appointed to the faculty of the LSU MedicaJ School. He's a member of Sigma Xi. the American Association of Anatomists, the American Socie-ty of Zoologists and the Society for the Study of Reproduction. His research interests are the primordial germ cells in the chick embryo and in changes occurring in the liver of the chick at hatching, and has published in these areas. His wife, the former Marilyn Goetze is a native of Wheeling, W. Va., and a graduate of Maryville Colle- St. Louis. They have four children, Mi-chael, Margaret Mary, David and Theresa.
|Title||Three are Named to Medical School Faculty|
Louisiana State University School of Medicine (Shreveport, La.)
Wood, Charles D.
Smith, Robert L.
Clawson, Robert C.
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