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Wilbur G. Downs, M.D

Alternate Title(s):
Dr. Downs
Series Title(s):
Workers in tropical medicine
Contributor(s):
Aitken, Thomas H. G.
Centers for Disease Control (U.S.)
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Publication:
[Atlanta, Ga.] : CDC, [1981]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Malaria -- history
Tropical Medicine
Downs, Wilbur G., 1913-1991.
Genre(s):
Biography
Abstract:
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.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Extent:
056 min.
Color:
Black and white
Color
Sound:
Sound
Credits:
Interviewed by Thomas H.G. Aitken.
Technique:
Other
NLM Unique ID:
8700065A (See catalog record)
Alternate Title(s):
Dr. Downs
Series Title(s):
Workers in tropical medicine
Contributor(s):
Aitken, Thomas H. G.
Centers for Disease Control (U.S.)
American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Publication:
[Atlanta, Ga.] : CDC, [1981]
Language(s):
English
Format:
Moving image
Subject(s):
Malaria -- history
Tropical Medicine
Downs, Wilbur G., 1913-1991.
Genre(s):
Biography
Abstract:
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.
Rights:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain.
Extent:
056 min.
Color:
Black and white
Color
Sound:
Sound
Credits:
Interviewed by Thomas H.G. Aitken.
Technique:
Other
NLM Unique ID:
8700065A (See catalog record)