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Title: 

Paul Francis Hahn

Subject: 

Meharry Medical College, VUMC History, Tennessee History, Biochemistry, Oncology, Radiology, Science

Description: 

Photographic portrait of Paul Francis Hahn. Paul Francis Hahn received his bachelor's degree in chemistry from MIT and his doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Rochester. He pioneered the use of radioisotopes in cancer research while on the faculty of the vanderbilt University School of Medicine. As Associate Professor of Biochemistry at Vanderbilt from 1943-1948, Hahn focused his research primarily upon the use of radioisotopes for the treatment of cancer, leukemia, and Hodgkin's Disease. Hahn then served as Professor of Experimental Oncology and Director of the Cancer Research Laboratory at Meharry Medical College (1948-1960). From 1960 until his death in 1967, Hahn worked with the Public Health Service as assistant to the director of its National Center for Radiological Health in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Creator: 

Anonymous

Source: 

Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections Photographic Archive

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

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Still Image

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Digital image   

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Citation: 

Anonymous, “Paul Francis Hahn,” VUMC Through Time, accessed October 24, 2014, https://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/throughtime/items/show/2133.


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