Thomas P. Vogl Papers

Identifier: EBL-0117

Content Description

Correspondence, government committee documents; all or most dealing with Department of Health, Education, and Welfare and National Commission on Digestive Diseases.


  • 1960-2000


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Copyright is retained by History of Medicine Collections, Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas P. Vogl (1929-2010) was a research scientist with a varied career in physics, radiotherapy, and bioinformatics. Dr. Vogl received a B.S. from Columbia College of Columbia University in 1952, a M.S. in Physics from the University of Pittsburgh in 1957, and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Systems Science and Cybernetics, from Carnegie-Mellon University in 1969. From 1952 to 1960 he worked as a Scientist and eventually became a Group Leader at Westinghouse Research Laboratories. He worked at Hughes Research Laboratories as Head of the Infrared Section from 1960 to 1961. From 1961 to 1974, he worked as Manager of the Optics division at Westinghouse Research Laboratories. From 1974 to 1986 he was a Senior Staff Officer, Division of Medical Sciences, National Research Council, National Academy of Science From 1986 until 1997, he directed the Advanced Concepts Department at the Washington Regional Office of ERIM, He taught courses and held academic appointments as several institutions, including Adjunct Professor of Radiation Physics, Department of Pediatrics, College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia University; and Professor for Computational Sciences and Informatics and the Institute for Biosciences, Biotechnology, and Bioinformatics at George Mason University. Committee appointments included service as Executive Secretary, National Commission on Digestive Diseases. He died in West Tisbury, Massachusetts May 31, 2010.


2.22 Cubic Feet (6 Hollinger boxes.)

Language of Materials



Committee materials and publications compiled by Dr. Thomas Vogl who served as Executive Secretary of the National Commission on Digestive Diseases.

Physical Location

EBL Vault

Immediate Source of Acquisition


Thomas P Vogl Papers
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Repository Details

Part of the Eskind Biomedical Library Manuscripts Collection Repository

Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


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