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Title: 

Joseph H. Akeroyd

Subject: 

Pathology, Military Medicine, Hematology

Description: 

Photographic portrait of Joseph H. Akeroyd. Joseph H. Akeroyd was born in Morgantown, West Virginia in 1909. He received his B.S. from the University of Michigan and his M.S. from Ohio State University. From 1932-35 he worked as a research chemist in the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University. From there he went to Ohio State at Columbus as a research hematologist in the Department of Medicine. In August 1944 he went to Europe as Clinical Laboratory Officer and biochemist with the 178th, 197th, and 124th General Hospitals. After the war he became Chief of Immunohematology at Walter Reed Army Institute.

For more information please see the Finding Aid for Joseph H. Akeroyd.

Date: 

Creator: 

Vanderbilt Department of Medical Illustration

Source: 

Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections Photographic Archive

Rights: 

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Type: 

Still Image

Original Format: 

Photographic print   

Physical Dimensions: 

4.5 in. x 6.5 in.   

Collection: 

Citation: 

Vanderbilt Department of Medical Illustration, “Joseph H. Akeroyd,” VUMC Through Time, accessed November 26, 2014, https://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/throughtime/items/show/1938.


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