Earl P. Benditt

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1916 –

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Who is Earl P. Benditt?

Earl Philip Benditt was an American pathologist, known for his research on hardening of the arteries. Benditt was a member of the National Academy of Sciences. Benditt published approximately 250 scientific papers. Benditt was a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and was a recipient of the Rous-Whipple Award as well as the Gold-Headed Cane from the American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists. Benditt was the Chair of the Department of Pathology at the University of Washington from 1957 to 1981. The National Academies Press called him "a preeminent twentieth-century experimental pathologist". The New York Times called him "a specialist in blood vessel and artery diseases".

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Born
Apr 15, 1916
Philadelphia
Education
  • Harvard Medical School
Died
Dec 31, 1969

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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