Floyd W. Denny, Jr. Biographical File

Summary Information

Denny, Floyd W., Jr. (1924-2001)
Repository
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Title
Floyd W. Denny, Jr. Biographical File
Date
2001 - 2001
Extent
0.1 Cubic feet
Abstract
Biographical file includes two photographs and an obituary.

Preferred Citation

Denny, Floyd W., Jr. (1924-2001). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Dr. Floyd W. Denny, Jr. received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1946. He held faculty positions in pediatrics at the University of Minnesota, Vanderbilt University, Case Western Reserve University, as well as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he served as Chair of Pediatrics for twenty years. As an investigator, Dr. Denny was a pioneer in the study of streptococcal disease. He and his colleagues conducted pivotal research in the prevention of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease.He received the prestigious Johnd Howland Award in 1995. Dr. Denny passed away in 2001.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatrics
  • Vanderbilt Alumni
  • VUMC History

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