John Ward Patterson Biographical File

Summary Information

Patterson, John Ward (b.1916)
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
John Ward Patterson Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1958 - 1963
0.1 Cubic feet
Biographical file includes photographs and several newspaper clippings.

Preferred Citation

Patterson, John Ward (b.1916). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

John Ward Patterson received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Ohio State University and his M.D. from Western Reserve University in 1949. He was appointed vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine at Vanderbilt University during the 1950s. In 1962, Patterson resigned from those posts to return to research and teaching as professor of physiology, a position he served for one year.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Medical Education
  • Physiology
  • VUMC History

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