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Dr. Joseph J. Kinyoun: Father of the NIH

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Selected Bibliography

Annual Report of the Supervising Surgeon-General of the Marine-Hospital Service of the United States for the Fiscal Year 1888. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1888.

Bing RJ. Past truth and present poetry. The National Institutes of Health and Joseph J. Kinyoun. Heart News and Views 2009;17(3):7-8.

Chase M. The Barbary Plague: The Black Death in Victorian San Francisco. New York: Random House, 2003.

Furman B, Williams RC. A Profile of the United States Public Health Service 1798-1948. DHEW Publication No. (NIH) 73-369. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1973.

Harden VA. (n.d.) “A Short History of the National Institutes of Health.” Retrieved from http://history.nih.gov/exhibits/history/docs/page_12.html .

Harden VA. Inventing the NIH. Federal Biomedical Research Policy, 1887-1937. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1986.

Kinyoun JJ. Report on the Treatment of Diphtheria by Antitoxic Serum, and Notes on the Prevention of Diphtheria. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1894.

Luiggi C. One-Man NIH, 1887. The Scientist, June 2011.

Risse GB. “A long pull, a strong pull, and all together”: San Francisco and bubonic plague, 1907-1908. Bull Hist Med 1992;66:260-286.

Schambra PE. Dr. Kinyoun’s legacy: the international dimensions of the National Institutes of Health. FASEB J 1993;7(6):503-504.

Skubik M. Public Health Politics and the San Francisco Plague Epidemic of 1900-1904. Doctoral dissertation, San Jose State University, Sacramento, California, 2002.

Way JH. Joseph James Kinyoun, Major Medical Corps, U.S. Army. Trans Med Soc North Carolina 1920:319-320.

Williams RC. The United States Public Health Service, 1798-1950. Washington, DC:  Commissioned Officers Association of the United States Public Health Service, 1951.

Last Updated March 05, 2012

Last Reviewed February 24, 2012