Davis, Hallowell, 1896-1992

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Physiologist and otolaryngologist (1896-1992). Graduated from the Harvard Medical School in 1922, and served on its faculty from 1923 to 1946. Director, Central Institute for the Deaf (1946-1965). Research professor of otolaryngology (1946-1965) and professor of physiology (1946-1965), Washington University School of Medicine.

From the description of Oral history interview with Hallowell Davis, 1977. 1977. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 61332021

Davis (Harvard, M.D. 1922) taught physiology at the Harvard Medical School from 1936 until 1946, when he became director of the Research Department for the Central Institute for the Deaf, St. Louis. His research work was on the physiology of hearing and the development of testing procedures for hard of hearing individuals.

From the description of Papers of Hallowell Davis, 1941-1979 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281433209

Physician. Professor of Physiology, Washington University, School of Medicine. Director of Research, Central Institute for the Deaf (St. Louis, Mo.).

From the description of Hallowell Davis papers, 1933-1971. 1933-1971. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 10715642

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referencedIn Hirsh, Ira J. Oral history interview with Ira Hirsh, 1994 June 9. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Cox, Jerome R., 1925-. Oral history interview with Jerome R. Cox, Jr., 2006. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Forbes, Alexander, 1882-1965. Papers, 1827, 1835, 1848-1978 (inclusive), 1910-1946 (bulk) Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
creatorOf Davis, Hallowell, 1896-1992. Hallowell Davis papers, 1933-1971. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
creatorOf Davis, Hallowell, 1896-1992. Papers, 1933-1991. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
creatorOf Davis, Hallowell, 1896-. Papers of Hallowell Davis, 1941-1979 (inclusive). Harvard University, Medical School, Countway Library
referencedIn Papers, 1827, 1835, 1848-1978 (inclusive), 1910-1946 (bulk) Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. Center for the History of Medicine.
referencedIn Hirsh, Ira J. Oral history interview with Ira J. Hirsh, 2006. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
creatorOf Davis, Hallowell, 1896-1992,. Oral history interview with Hallowell Davis, 1977. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
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Hearing aids--Technological innovations
Acoustics--history
Noise pollution--Research
Sonic boom--Research
Hearing impaired--Physiological aspects
Audiometry--Technological innovations
Hearing aids--Design
Hearing Tests--implementation
Audiometry
Ultrasonics (Acoustics)--Research
Acoustic trauma
Hearing--Tests--Design
Electroencephalography--Research
Electrophysiology
Electroencephalography
Hearing impaired--Treatment--Technological innovations
Audiology--history
Hearing Tests--methods
Hearing--Research
Neurophysiology--Research
Hearing--history
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Birth 1896-08-31

Death 1992-08-22

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