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F. William Sunderman

  • Born: October 23, 1898, Altoona, Pennsylvania
  • Died: March 9, 2003
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  Interview Details

Interview no.: 0155
Interview Date: February 6, 1997
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Interviewer: Robert Melville
No. of pages: 90

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  Education

1919 B.S., Chemistry, Gettysburg College
1923 M.D. University of Pennsylvania
1927 M.S., Physical Chemistry and Research Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
1929 Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania

  Professional Experience

Gettysburg College

1947 - 1950 Acting Medical Director, Brookhaven National Laboratory

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

1947 - 1971 Physician, Medical Advisor, Toxicologist

Pennsylvania Hospital

1947 - 1969 Medical Consultant, Space Project, U.S. Army Ordinance

Pennsylvania Hospital

1947 - 1950 Consultant, Atomic Energy Commission

Pennsylvania Hospital

1948 - 1949 Head, Department of Clinical Pathology; Professor, Bunts Institute

Pennsylvania Hospital

1949 - 1950 Professor, Experimental Medicine and Clinical Pathology

Pennsylvania Hospital

1949 - 1950 Chief, Clinical Pathology, Communicable Disease Center

U.S. OSRD

1949 - 1950 Chief, Department of Clinical Pathology and Director, Clinical Research

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1949 - 1985 Founder and Director, Proficiency Testing Service

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1949 - 1951 Professor, Clinical Medicine (Clinical Pathology)

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1950 - 1951 Director, Clinical Laboratories

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

1955 - 1971 Medical Advisor

Temple University Hospital

1955 Director of Education

Temple University Hospital

1958 - 1959 Consulting Staff

Temple University Hospital

1954 - 1955 Consultant and Lecturer in Pathology

Rohm and Haas Company

1957 - 1959 Consultant and Lecturer in Pathology

Redstone Arsenal

1962 - 1963 Consultant and Lecturer in Pathology

Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

1965 - 1967 Consultant

Cleveland Clinic Foundation

1965 Director

University of Texas Postgraduate School of Medicine

1951 - 1965 Director, Division of Metabolic Research

United States Public Health Service

1951 - 1974 Clinical Professor of Medicine

M.D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research

1951 - 1975 Attending Physician

Institute for Clinical Science

1975 Honorary Clinical Professor of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine

1971 Physician to the Hospital

Grady Memorial Hospital

1971 - 1988 Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Central Penn National Bank

1971 - 1974 Co-Chairman, Department of Laboratory Medicine

Association of Clinical Scientists

1988 - 2003 Professor Emeritus, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Germantown Hospital

1953 - 1970 Consultant in Clinical Investigation

U.S. Naval Medical School

U.S. Naval Medical School

U.S. Naval Medical School

St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa, Fla.

Institute for Clinical Science

Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University

Thomas Jefferson University

Hahnemann University School of Medicine

Hahnemann University School of Medicine

Hahnemann University School of Medicine

Hahnemann University School of Medicine

Abington Memorial Hospital

  Honors

1946 Naval Ordnance Development Award
1947 Naval Ordnance Development Award with Certificate of Appreciation for OSRD Work
1952 Sc.D, Gettysburg College
1960 Diploma of Honor, Association of Clinical Scientists
1962 Pathologist of the Year Award, College of American Pathologists
1963 Kentucky Colonel, State of Kentucky
1964 Distinguished Alumnus Honors Award, Gettysburg College
1964 Medal of Honor, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology
1964 Anniversary Goblet Award, Association of Clinical Scientists
1965 Clinical Scientist of the Year Award, Association of Clinical Scientists
1974 Gold Headed Cane Award, Association of Clinical Scientists
1975 Ward Burdick Award, American Society of Clinical Pathologists
1976 Diploma de Honor, Latinoamericano de Bioquimica Clinica
1976 Continuing Education Distinguished Service Silver Plate Award, American Society of Clinical Pathologists
1979 Alumni Meritorius Service Award, Gettysburg College
1979 Commendation Plaque and Bestowal of Honored Membership in Society of Pharmacological and Environmental Pathologists
1980 Distinguished Service Award, College of Physicians of Philadelphia
1981 Award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Chemistry in Education, American Association for Clinical Chemistry
1984 President's Honors Award, College of American Pathologists
1985 Ordem dos Companheiros de Sao Vicente, Portugal
1986 Arkansas Traveller, State of Arkansas
1988 Distinguished Service Award, American Society of Clinical Pathologists and College of American Pathologists
1988 Bronze Medal, The German Society of Pennsylvania
1989 Distinguished Service Cross, Order of Merit, Federal Republic of Germany
1990 Lifetime Achievement Award in Clinical Chemistry, Joint Congresses of the IX Congresso Nacional de la Sociedad Espa ñ ola de Quimica Clinica (SEQC), the Second International Congress of Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Toxicology, and the Fourth International Congress on Automation and New Technology, Barcelona, Spain
1991 John Gunther Rheinhold Award, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, Philadelphia Section
1993 Jacob Ehrenzeller Award, Ex-Residents Association of Pennsylvania Hospital
1995 First Annual F. W. Sunderman Award, Phi Sigma Kappa (Rho Deuteron Chapter), Gettysburg College
1995 Distinguished Alumnus Award, Phi Sigma Kappa, National Headquarters

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Robert Melville

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