Harrison J. Shull, Jr. (1923-1999) biographical file
Biographical file includes a wealth of correspondence, obituaries, photographs, newspaper clippings, CV, and a VUMC Reporter article.
- 1956 - 1999
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Harrison J. Shull conducted a fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1946, following a stint in the military. During World War II, he was a physician in the Medical Corps. As a colonel in the U.S. Army, Dr. Shull was awarded the Legion of Merit and served in the Office of the Surgeon General as assistant to the chief consultant in medicine from 1942-1945.
After his fellowship, Shull came to Nashville to establish the division of gastroenterology at Vanderbilt University Medical School. In 1974 the university recognized his contributions by forming the Harrison J. Shull Sr. Lectureship in Gastroenterology.
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