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Title: 

Allan D. Bass

Subject: 

Pharmacology/Toxicology, Medical Education, Vanderbilt Alumni, Health Administration

Description: 

Dr. Allan D. Bass (1910-2005) was a scientist, an educator, and an administrator; he pioneered pharmacological research on skin sterilizing agents, sulfonamides, hormones, adrenal corticosteroids, anthelmintics and chemical transmitters. At Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) he served as the chair of the Department of Pharmacology for two decades and served as Associate Dean of the medical school from 1973-74. Dr. Bass was born in Marcus, IA on February 12, 1910. He received his B.S. from Simpson College in 1931, and later earned his M.S. and M.D. from VUSM in 1932 and 1939. He then served two years of his residency at Vanderbilt, followed by a one-year fellowship from Yale University School of Medicine in 1942. During World War II he was stationed on the Philippine Islands with the U.S. Army Medical Corps.

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Creator: 

Anonymous

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.   

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Citation: 

Anonymous, “Allan D. Bass,” VUMC Through Time, accessed December 18, 2014, https://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/throughtime/items/show/1940.


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