Written by Edward A. Beeman, M.D., (2007) this manuscript (327 pages) is a biography of Dr. Armstrong and describes his pioneering work in infectious disease research. (PDF - 3.6 MB)
Written by Edward A. Beeman, M.D., (2005) this manuscript (670 pages) is a biography of Dr. Huebner and explains his pathbreaking work in virology and the Virus Cancer Program at NIH. (PDF - 4.5 MB)
There are very few people who have such a profound impact on their professions that the telling of their life story is also a recounting of the history of their time and place. Ruth L. Kirschstein, M.D., (1926-2009) who provided direction and leadership to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through much of the second half of the 20th century, was one such person. This e-book by Alison F. Davis provides insight into Dr. Kirschstein's work at the NIH.
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DeWitt Stetten, Jr., (1913 - 1990) was a physician-scientist-administrator who served in many capacities at NIH including Deputy Director of Science. He founded the Stetten Museum in 1986. (PDF - 2 MB)