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Francis Daniels Moore

Born: Evanston, Illinois
Died: 2001

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: Francis Moore was born in Evanston and lived in Illinois until he left to attend college on the east coast.

Biography: Born into wealth near Chicago, Moore became a New Englander by virtue of education and career. He made his mark early, becoming Moseley Professor of Surgery at Harvard and chief of surgery at the Peter Brent Brigham Hospital shortly before his thirty-fifth birthday. His major contributions include the pioneer research on body composition using radioactive isotopes, research and clinical studies of convalescence and the treatment of burns, and early work on kidney transplantation


Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Francis Daniels Moore on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

A miracle and a privilege :
ISBN: 0309051886 OCLC: 42329010

Joseph Henry Press, Washington, D.C. : 1995.

A Miracle and a Privilege :
ISBN: 0309083303 OCLC: 842702343

National Academies Press, Washington : Oct. 2002.