Abrams, Herbert L.

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1920-08-16
Death 2003-08-29
Gender:
Male
Americans

Biographical notes:

d.2003.

From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83642614

Biographical/Historical note

Herbert Abrams is a professor of radiology, emeritus, at the Stanford School of Medicine and a member-in-residence at CISAC [Center for International Security and Cooperation], where he directs the Project on Disabled Leadership. He was Professor and Director of Diagnostic Radiology at Stanford from 1960 to 1967, and was then appointed and served as Philip H. Cook Professor and Chairman of Radiology at Harvard University from 1967 to 1985. He returned to Stanford in 1985 as Professor of Radiology. Abrams was founding vice president of International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War, which received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1985. He was also active for more than 20 years in Physicians for Social Responsibility.

From the guide to the Herbert L. Abrams papers, circa 1950-2003, (Department of Special Collections and University Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Presidents--Health.--United States
  • Nuclear accidents
  • Radiography, Medical--Study and teaching

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