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Author Brobeck, John R.

Title History of the American Physiological Society [electronic resource] : the First Century, 1887-1987 / edited by John R. Brobeck, Orr E. Reynolds, Toby A. Appel.

Published New York, NY : Springer New York, 1987.


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Physical description 1 online resource (542 pages)
Contents Physiology Flourishes in America -- Founding -- First Quarter Century, 1887-1912 -- Second Quarter Century, 1913-1937 -- Third Quarter Century, 1938-1962 -- Presidents, 1888-1962 -- Presidents, 1963-1987 -- Executive Secretary-Treasurers -- Membership -- Spring and Fall Scientific Meetings -- Publications -- Educational Programs -- Finances -- Women in Physiology -- Use and Care of Laboratory Animals -- FASEB and the APS -- International Physiology -- Neuroscience -- Sectionalization -- Porter Physiology Development Program -- Perkins Memorial Fund -- Awards and Honors -- Centennial Celebration.
Summary Celebrating the centennial of the American Physiological Society, this new book reviews the activities during the Society's first hundred years. The first section covers materials from the Society's founding in 1887 and a review of each of the first 25 year periods of the Society's existence. The second section includes a chronological account of the Presidents and the Executive Secretary-Treasurers. Also included are chapters on membership, publications, meetings, financial affairs, educational activities, organization of the Society, neurophysiology, relations with IUPS, women in physiology, use and care of laboratory animals, awards and honors, and the centennial celebration.
Other author Reynolds, Orr E.
Appel, Toby A.
Subject Medicine.
Human physiology.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781461475767 (electronic bk.)
1461475767 (electronic bk.)