Sebrell, William Henry Jr. (1901-1992)
- 1976 - 1992
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Historical or Biographical Note
His achievements in public health nutrition, and the betterment of people, were due to his scientific eminence, energy, medical training, and executive skills. Sebrell's titles were Assistant Surgeon General; U.S. Public Health Service/Director, National Institutes of Health (1950-1955); R.R. Williams Professor Emeritus of Nutrition, Columbia University; and Executive Director, Weight Watchers Foundation.
Sebrell was treasurer of AIN, 1940-1944; president, 1995; and was elected as a Fellow in 1968. He was president of ASCN in 1963.
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