KIRKLIN, JOHN W., 1917-

Biography:

Physician. Born– Aug. 5, 1917, Muncie, Ind. Education– University of Minnesota, B.A., 1938; Harvard University, M.D., 1942; diplomas from the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 1950. Surgeon, and teacher at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine and University of Minnesota, Mayo Clinic, 1950-1966; professor, Dept. chairman, surgeon-in-chief of hospitals and clinics, University of Alabama in Birmingham, 1966-. Awarded honorary degrees by the University of Munich and Hamline University.

Source:

American Men and Women of Science, 1979.

Publication(s):

Cardiac Surgery and the Conduction System. New York; Wiley, 1983.

Systems Analysis in Surgical Patients …. Glasgow, Scotland; University of Glasgow, 1970.

The Tetralogy of Fallout from a Surgical Viewpoint. Philadelphia; Saunders, 1970.

Contributor:

Advances in Cardiovascular Surgery. New York; Grune & Stratton, 1973.