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Title: 

Floyd W. Denny

Subject: 

VUMC History, Pediatrics, Vanderbilt Alumni, Infectious Diseases

Description: 

Photographic portrait of Floyd W. Denny, Jr. 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 John Howland Award in 1995. Dr. Denny passed away in 2001.

For more information please see the Finding Aid for Floyd W. Denny, Jr.

Date: 

Creator: 

Anonymous

Source: 

Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections Photographic Archive

Rights: 

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Type: 

Still Image

Original Format: 

Digital image   

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N/A   

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Citation: 

Anonymous, “Floyd W. Denny,” VUMC Through Time, accessed November 20, 2017, https://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/biomedical/throughtime/items/show/2002.


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