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Wilbur G. Downs, M.D

Other Title(s):
Dr. Downs
Workers in tropical medicine
Author(s):
Aitken, Thomas H. G.
Centers for Disease Control (U.S.)
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Publication Date:
1981
Publisher:
[Atlanta, Ga.] : CDC, [1981]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
056 min.
Sound
Black and white
Color
Subject(s):
Malaria -- history
Tropical Medicine
Downs, Wilbur G., 1913-
Biography
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
NLMUID: 8700065A (See catalog record)
Permanent Link:
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/8700065A
Description:
From the Workers in Tropical Medicine series produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this interview with Dr. Wilbur Downs sheds light on a scientific career that included research on malaria, lassa fever, dengue, scrub typhus, leprosy, and other diseases. Over the course of his career, Dr. Downs carried out field training, research, and direction of laboratories in Trinidad; Mexico; Venezuela; Colombia; Okinawa, Japan; and other locales. He was trained at Cornell and Johns Hopkins and worked many years with the Rockefeller Institute and later the Yale Arbovirus Research Unit.
Credits: Interviewed by Thomas H.G. Aitken.
Other Title(s):
Dr. Downs
Workers in tropical medicine
Author(s):
Aitken, Thomas H. G.
Centers for Disease Control (U.S.)
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Publication Date:
1981
Publisher:
[Atlanta, Ga.] : CDC, [1981]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
056 min.
Sound
Black and white
Color
Subject(s):
Malaria -- history
Tropical Medicine
Downs, Wilbur G., 1913-
Biography
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Identifier(s):
See catalog record: 8700065A
Permanent Link:
http://resource.nlm.nih.gov/8700065A
Description:
From the Workers in Tropical Medicine series produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this interview with Dr. Wilbur Downs sheds light on a scientific career that included research on malaria, lassa fever, dengue, scrub typhus, leprosy, and other diseases. Over the course of his career, Dr. Downs carried out field training, research, and direction of laboratories in Trinidad; Mexico; Venezuela; Colombia; Okinawa, Japan; and other locales. He was trained at Cornell and Johns Hopkins and worked many years with the Rockefeller Institute and later the Yale Arbovirus Research Unit.
Credits: Interviewed by Thomas H.G. Aitken.