Loren H. Hoffman Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0572

  • Staff Only


Biographical file includes a VUMC Reporter article mourning the loss of Dr. Hoffman (April 30, 1999).


  • 1999 - 1999

Notes about Access to this Collection

All collections are subject to applicable VUMC privacy and confidentiality policies.

Reproduction Rights

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Historical or Biographical Note

Loren H. Hoffman earned his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1968. He joined the Vanderbilt University Medical Center faculty in 1969 as an instructor in the Department of Anatomy, which later became the Department of Cell Biology. As a Professor of Cell Biology, Hoffman's major responsibility was overseeing the Medical School courses in his field. A favorite among students, he won the 1977 Shovel Award from Vanderbilt students as best lecturer. Hoffman served on the Vanderbilt faculty for three decades before his passing in 1999.


0.01 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials


Loren H. Hoffman Biographical File
Processed by EBL Special Collections Staff
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Description is inEnglish.

Repository Details

Part of the VUMC Historical Images and Biographies Repository

Eskind Biomedical Library
2209 Garland Ave.
Nashville TN 37232


About this Site

This site contains collection guides, or finding aids, to the archival collections held by Vanderbilt University Special Collections and University Archives, the History of Medicine Collection, and the Scarritt Bennett Center. Finding aids describe the context, arrangement, and structure of archival materials, allowing users to identify and request materials relevant to their research.

Requesting Materials

Each finding aid contains a link to request materials from the collections. Collections can also be requested by emailing the repository directly through the library website. Each repository has its own location, hours, and contact information. Please consult the repository with questions about using the materials. Collections are non-circulating and must be used in the repository’s reading room. In many cases, the collections are stored off-site and require advance notice for retrieval.