Individual Author Record
Name: Francis Daniels MoorePen Name: None Genre: Born: 1946 in Brooklyn, New York Sites:
Illinois ConnectionFrancis Moore was born in Evanston and lived in Illinois until he left to attend college on the east coast.
Biographical and Professional InformationBorn into wealth near Chicago, Moore became a New Englander by virtue of education and career. He made his mark early, becoming Moseley Professor of Surgery at Harvard and chief of surgery at the Peter Brent Brigham Hospital shortly before his thirty-fifth birthday. His major contributions include the pioneer research on body composition using radioactive isotopes, research and clinical studies of convalescence and the treatment of burns, and early work on kidney transplantation
- The Metabolic Care of the Surgical Patient, Saunders, 1959
- A Miracle and a Privilege, National Academy Press, 1995
Titles At Your Library
Metabolic care of the surgical patient
ISBN: B0000CKE92 Saunders. 1959
A Miracle and a Privilege: Recounting a Half Century of Surgical Advance
ISBN: 0309051886 Joseph Henry Press. 1995
Francis Moore entered Harvard Medical School in September of 1935, seven years before penicillin became available. During his remarkable career in surgery, research, and education, Moore has witnessed and contributed to some of the most important biomedical advances of the century, and his students now practice surgery worldwide. In this autobiography, he brings humor and warmth to the story of a lifetime at the forefront of medicine.