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Several worlds : reminiscences and reflections of a Chinese-American physician

Author: Monto Ho
Publisher: Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This fascinating book comprises the autobiographical reminiscences and reflections of Monto Ho, M.D., a Chinese-born, American physician and widely recognized infectious disease specialist. It presents a remarkable opportunity to understand his personal history, the development of his scholarly qualities, and the logic of his scientific and cultural passions. A leader in the field over the past half a century, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Personal Narratives
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ho, Monto.
Several worlds.
Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2005
(DLC) 2005050602
Named Person: Monto Ho; Monto Ho; Monto Ho
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Monto Ho
ISBN: 9812564098 9789812564092 981270096X 9789812700964 1281881163 9781281881168
OCLC Number: 182530899
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 334 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. I. Peripatetic youth. ch. 1. My childhood (1927-1937). ch. 2. Going to foreign schools (1937-1941). ch. 3. Return to China (1941-1947). ch. 4. Remembering father : Feng-Shan Ho --
pt. II. Adulthood and career. ch. 5. From philosophy to medicine. ch. 6. My life long companion --
Carol. ch. 7. Fellowship : from endotoxin to interferon. ch. 8. Research on interferon. ch. 9. The viral fifth columnists. ch. 10. Academic medicine. ch. 11. The ups and downs of a department. ch. 12. An assessment of my career --
pt. III. Experience in Taiwan. ch. 13. Academia sinica. ch. 14. What's in a name? ch. 15. Research and advocacy in antibiotic resistance. ch. 16. Improving Taiwan's medical training and medical education --
pt. IV. Thoughts and reflections. ch. 17. Reflections in Taiwan. ch. 18. Traditional Chinese medicine. ch. 19. Religions and spirituality. ch. 20. America.
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Comprises the autobiographical reminiscences and reflections of Monto Ho, MD, a Chinese-born, American physician and widely recognized infectious disease specialist. This book presents a an  Read more...

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