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Capt. Charles F. Gell, M. C., U. S. N., received the degree of doctor of science ( med. ) for work in physiology, from the Graduate School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, at the commencement June 13. Captain Gell, who is superintendent of the Air Crew Equipment Laboratory, Naval Air Material Center, Philadelphia, earned the degree in an outservice course capacity over the past six years. His dissertation was based on original research involving biological changes in mammals resulting from the various environmental stressors in flight. He also developed a quick-freeze fixation method for the study of gross physiopathological changes in mammals under acceleration stress. Captain Gell has been associated with the University of Pennsylvania for the past seven years as lecturer in aviation physiology in the Graduate School of Medicine and assistant professor of physiology in the school of medicine. He has been a naval medical officer for the
GOVERNMENT SERVICES. JAMA. 1956;161(15):1493. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970150061016
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