Harold Amos

Harold Amos

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Harold Amos (September 7, 1918 - February 17, 2003) was an American microbiolgist and professor. He taught at Harvard Medical School for nearly fifty years and was the first African American department chair of the school. He also inspired hundreds of minorities to become medical doctors. Amos was born in Pennsauken, New Jersey. He graduated from Springfield College with a baccalaureate. After serving in the Quartermaster's Corps in World War II, he graduated with a PhD from Harvard Medical School in 1952. Upon completing a Fulbright Scholarship, Amos joined the Harvard Medical School faculty in 1954. He was the chairman of the bacteriology department from 1968 to 1971 and again from 1975 to 1978.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136764768
  • 9786136764764