LANGLEY, LEROY LESTER, 1916-2006

Biography:

Physiologist, medical educator. Born– Dec. 12, 1916. Education– University of California at Los Angeles, A.B., 1938; Stanford University, M.A., 1939; Yale University, Ph.D., 1942; Birmingham School of Law. LL.B., 1954. Research fellow, Yale, 1942-1943; research fellow, Institute of Biophysics, Brazil, 1946-1948; ABC network correspondent and newspaper publisher, 2 years, Rio De Janeiro; taught, Alabama Medical Center, 1949-1964; Chief, Training Grants and Awards Branch, National Heart Institute, 1964-1970; Associate Director, Extramural Programs, National Library of Medicine, 1970-; Lecturer, School of Medicine, George Washington University, 1964-. Member– American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Physiological Society.  Died December 14, 2006.

Source:

American Men of Science, 1973; Birmingham Post Herald, March 11, 1954.

Publication(s):

Cell Function; an Introduction to the Physiology of the Cell…. New York; Reinhold, 1961.

Dynamic Anatomy and Physiology. New York; McGraw-Hill, 1974.

Homeostasis. New York; Reinhold, 1965.

Outline of Physiology. New York; Blakiston, McGraw-Hill, 1961.

Review of Physiology. New York; McGraw-Hill, 1971.

Structure and Function of the Human Body. Minneapolis; Burgess, 1978.

Joint_Publication(s):

Dynamics of Oral Diagnosis. Chicago; Yearbook Pub. Co., 1956.

The Physiology of Man. New York; McGraw-Hill, 1954.

Compiler:

Contraception. Stroudsburg, Pa.; Dowden, Hutchinson & Ross, 1973.