John M. Flexner Biographical File

Summary Information

Flexner, John M. (1928-2011)
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
John M. Flexner Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1960 - 2011
0.1 Cubic feet
Biographical file includes several photographs, numerous academic journal articles, a wealth of news and magazine clippings, press releases, correspondence, event programs, and other biographical/genealogical information.

Preferred Citation

Flexner, John M. (1928-2011). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

John M. Flexner, M.D., joined the faculty at Vanderbilt, attaining the rank of full Professor of Medicine in 1983. He was elected Professor of Clinical Oncology by the American Cancer Society, a title held for 10 years. Flexner has also been appointed the title of Professor of Medicine Emeritus in Hematologist/Oncologist. He was the founder of Alive Hospice in Nashville and has been vitally interested in pain management and palliative care. Dr. Flexner died in 2011.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Hematology
  • Oncology
  • VUMC History

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