Ian M. Burr Biographical File

Summary Information

Burr, Ian M. (1936-
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Ian M. Burr Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1988 - 1999
0.1 Cubic feet
Biographical file includes photographs, news clippings, and photo negatives.

Preferred Citation

Burr, Ian M. (1936-. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Burr received his B.S. and M.D. degrees from Melbourne University in Australia in 1959. He received his Ph.D. from Monash University in 1969. While working on his Ph.D., he spent two years conducting research in San Francisco. Following this experience, Burr also spent two years at the University of Geneva (Switzerland).

He came to Vanderbilt as an associate professor of pediatrics in 1971. From 1986 to 1988, Burr was the chairman of pediatrics at the University of Florida. He returned to Vanderbilt as chairman and professor of the Department of Pediatrics and the Medical Director of the Children's Hospital in 1988.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Pediatrics
  • VUMC History

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