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John P. McGovern, MD : a lifetime of stories

Author: Bryant Boutwell
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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John P. McGovern held seventeen professorships, received twenty-nine honorary doctorates, and established the nation's largest privately owned allergy and immunology clinic. He authored 252 professional publications including twenty-six books in the medical sciences and humanities, and served as president or chief elected officer of fifteen professional societies in medicine. In addition, the McGovern Foundation has  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Boutwell, Bryant.
John P. McGovern, MD : A Lifetime of Stories.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2014
Named Person: John P McGovern; John P McGovern
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bryant Boutwell
ISBN: 9781623491642 1623491649 1623491223 9781623491222
OCLC Number: 878130642
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
Growing up in DC --
The Osler/Davison connection --
Pediatrician and allergist --
The Texas Medical Center of Houston --
Building the future --
Legacies --
Last glimpses --
Appendix A. Awards and honors --
Appendix B. Editorial appointments --
Appendix C. Professorships, facilities, and endowed programs named for McGovern --
Notes --
Bibliography of books by John D. McGovern, MD.
Responsibility: Bryant Boutwell ; foreword by Michael Bliss.

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Captures the influential life of the visionary Texas physician John P. McGovern. In captivating narrative, interlaced with revealing personal and family stories, Bryant Boutwell chronicles McGovern's  Read more...

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