Charles-Edward Amory Winslow

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Charles-Edward Amory Winslow was an American public health expert and bacteriologist. His seminal works in public health have been acknowledged all over the world.

Charles-Edward Amory Winslow was born on 4th February 1877 in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied in Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.). He obtained his B.S. in 1898 and his M.S. in 1910.

Charles-Edward A. Winslow
Charles-Edward A. Winslow

He married Anne Fuller Rogers in 1907. He taught at the M.I.T. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) from 1908 to 1910 and later taught at the City college, New York from 1910 to 1914.

Charles-Edward Amory Winslow was the charter member of the Society of American Bacteriologists (founded in 1899). Later he joined Yale Medical School and founded public health department in 1915 and was professor and chairman of the Yale Department of Public Health till his retirement in 1945.

From 1944 to 1954, he was editor of the American Journal of Public Health. From 1932 to 1957 Charles-Edward Amory Winslow was also the director of Yale’s J.B. Pierce Laboratory.

From 1910 to 1922 he was curator of public health at the American Museum of Natural History. He became president of the American Public Health Association in 1926 and was a consultant to the WHO in 1950s.

Professor Charles-Edward Amory Winslow died after a long illness on Tuesday, January 8, 1957. From 1916 to 1944, Charles-Edward Amory Winslow was the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Bacteriology.

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