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Title John P. McGovern, MD : a lifetime of stories / Bryant Boutwell ; foreword by Michael Bliss.
Imprint College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2014.


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Edition First edition.
Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject McGovern, John P., 1921-2007.
McGovern, John P., 1921-2007.
Allergists -- Texas -- Biography.
Pediatricians -- Texas -- Biography.
Houston (Tex.) -- Biography.
Texas -- Houston.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Introduction -- Growing up in DC -- The Osler/Davison connection -- Pediatrician and allergist -- The Texas Medical Center of Houston -- Building the future -- Legacies -- Last glimpses -- Appendix A. Awards and honors -- Appendix B. Editorial appointments -- Appendix C. Professorships, facilities, and endowed programs named for McGovern -- Notes -- Bibliography of books by John D. McGovern, MD.
Summary John P. McGovern held seventeen professorships, received twenty-nine honorary doctorates, and established the nation's largest privately owned allergy and immunology clinic. He authored 252 professional publications including twenty-six books in the medical sciences and humanities, and served as president or chief elected officer of fifteen professional societies in medicine. In addition, the McGovern Foundation has given millions of dollars to various local and national health charities, and many Houston landmarks bear the McGovern name, including the McGovern Lake and McGovern Children'
Other Title Print version: Boutwell, Bryant. John P. McGovern, MD : A Lifetime of Stories. College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2014 9781623491222