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dc.contributor.authorTurner, Thomas Bourne
dc.contributor.otherWarren, Mame
dc.description.abstractThomas Bourne Turner was born in Frederick, Maryland. He completed his undergraduate work at St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland, and went on to receive his medical degree from the University of Maryland. Turner joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins Medical School in the late 1920s and became a dean in 1957. He is best known for his work in infectious disease and microbiology. Turner left his position at the medical school during World War II in order to head up the Army's syphilis eradication program. He returned to his professorship afterward. In this history, Turner recounts his education and his career. This oral history is part of the Mame Warren oral histories series.en_US
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dc.subjectPincoffs, Mauriceen_US
dc.subjectBaetjer, Walteren_US
dc.subjectWilliams, George Huntington, 1892-1992en_US
dc.subjectPithotomy Cluben_US
dc.subjectTurner, Thomas Bourne, 1902-2002en_US
dc.subjectSt. John's College (Annapolis, Md.)en_US
dc.subjectJohns Hopkins University. School of Medicineen_US
dc.subjectUniversity of Maryland at Baltimore. School of Medicineen_US
dc.subjectBaker, Benjamin M.en_US
dc.subjectKelly, Howard A. (Howard Atwood), 1858-1943en_US
dc.subjectWelch, William Henry, 1850-1934en_US
dc.subjectJohns Hopkins University. School of Hygiene and Public Healthen_US
dc.subjectGarrett, Mary Elizabeth, 1854-1915en_US
dc.subjectJohns Hopkins Universityen_US
dc.subjectThomas, M. Carey (Martha Carey), 1857-1935en_US
dc.subjectWilliams, J. Whitridge (John Whitridge), 1866-1931en_US
dc.subjectWeed, Lewis H. (Lewis Hill), 1886-1952en_US
dc.subjectSimmons, James Stevens, 1890-1954en_US
dc.subjectUnited States. Surgeon-General's Officeen_US
dc.subjectLindbergh, Charles A. (Charles Augustus), 1902-1974en_US
dc.subjectRockefeller Institute for Medical Researchen_US
dc.subjectHume, John C. (John Chandler), 1911-en_US
dc.subjectMoore, Joseph Earle, 1892-1957en_US
dc.subjectMaxcy, Kenneth F. (Kenneth Fuller), 1889-1966en_US
dc.subjectReed, Lowell J. (Lowell Jacob), 1886-en_US
dc.subjectSommer, Alfred, 1942-en_US
dc.subjectEisenhower, Milton Stover, 1899-1985en_US
dc.subjectNelson, Russell A.en_US
dc.subjectStebbins, Ernest L. (Ernest Lyman), 1901-en_US
dc.subject.otherHospital wardsen_US
dc.subject.otherWomen in medicineen_US
dc.subject.otherMedical colleges--Administrationen_US
dc.subject.otherSexually transmitted diseasesen_US
dc.titleOral history of Thomas Turneren_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US

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