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October 4, 1941

Medical News

JAMA. 1941;117(14):1192-1196. doi:10.1001/jama.1941.02820400050017

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Pharmacologist Dies.—  Dr. Andrew Richard Bliss Jr., since 1934 head of the department of pharmacology and dean of pharmacy at Howard College, Birmingham, died in that city, August 12, aged 51. Born in New York, Dr. Bliss received his Pharm.D. at Columbia University in 1909. He received an honorary M.D. degree at Birmingham Medical College in 1914. At one time he was adjunct professor of chemistry and pharmacology at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, University, and later dean of the college of pharmacy and professor of biochemistry and pharmacology there; professor of pharmacology at the Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga., from 1915 to 1923; chief of the division of physiology and pharmacology at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, from 1923 to 1933 and dean of the School of Pharmacy from 1925 to 1933; director of the Reelfoot Lake Biological Station in Tennessee

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