Allen, Willard M., 1904-1993

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Obstetrician and gynecologist, 1904-1993. Professor and head of department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, 1940-1971. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Maryland at Baltimore Dept. of Medicine, 1971-1982. Allen was the first scientist to isolate progesterone in the ovary, for which he was awarded the Eli Lilly and Company Award in Biological Chemistry in 1935.

From the description of Willard M. Allen papers, 1928-1971. 1928-1971. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 59009140

Dr. Willard F. Allen joined the staff of the University of Alberta in 1948, originally teaching in the Department of Chemistry. He served as president of the Canadian Association of University Teachers during the 1969-1970 term. In 1971 he was appointed Associate Vice-President (Academic) having responsibility over various faculties, schools and institutes of the University, as well as oversight of the registrars office, the libraries, research and student award offices, extension, summer session and evening credit courses, radio, television and technical services. He retired in 1984.

From the description of Professional files, 1966-1981. (University of Alberta). WorldCat record id: 65755794

George Washington Corner worked as an anatomist, endocrinologist, and medical historian.

From the guide to the George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982, (American Philosophical Society)

Willard Myron Allen, a physician and scientist, held professorships in obstetrics and gynecology at the medical schools of University of Rochester, Washington University, and University of Maryland (Baltimore).

From the guide to the Correspondence, 1935-1962, concerning progesterone., 1935-1962, (American Philosophical Society)

Willard Myron Allen is a physician and scientist.

He has held professorships in obstetrics and gynecology at the medical schools of University of Rochester, Washington University, and University of Maryland (Baltimore).

From the description of Correspondence, 1935-1962, concerning progesterone. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523504

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creatorOf George Washington Corner papers, 1889-1981, 1903-1982 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Allen, Willard F. Professional files, 1966-1981. University of Alberta
creatorOf Correspondence, 1935-1962, concerning progesterone., 1935-1962 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Library. Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection. 1668-1983. American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Allen, Willard Myron, 1904- . Correspondence, 1935-1962, concerning progesterone. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Allen, Willard M., 1904-1993. Willard M. Allen papers, 1928-1971. Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Corner, George Washington, 1889-1981. Papers, 1903-1982. American Philosophical Society Library
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Birth 1904

Death 1993





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