Akeroyd, Joseph H. (1909-1963)
- 1909 - 1963
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Historical or Biographical Note
Joseph H. Akeroyd was born in Morgantown, West Virginia in 1909. He received his B.S. from the University of Michigan and his M.S. from Ohio State University. From 1932-35 he worked as a research chemist in the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University. From there he went to Ohio State at Columbus as a research hematologist in the Department of Medicine. In August 1944 he went to Europe as Clinical Laboratory Officer and biochemist with the 178th, 197th, and 124th General Hospitals. After the war he became Chief of Immunohematology at Walter Reed Army Institute.
Language of Materials
One photograph circa 1934, taken when Dr. Akeroyd was at Vanderbilt, and an obituary.
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