The 1979 Tulane Distinguished Alumnus is Edgar Hull, M.D., Pascagoula, Miss., M '27. Dr. Hull began as an Instructor with L.S.U. School of Medicine, New Orleans, in 1931. He became Associate Dean in 1954, From 1965-73 he served as Dean, L.S.U., School of Medicine, Shreveport. His visiting professorships include: Yale University, University of Bologna, National Taiwan University and University of Costa Rica. His professional memberships include: Fellow, American Medical Association; Fellow & Vice President, American College of Physicians, 1970; Distinguished Service Award, Southern Medical Association, 1975; Knight of St. Gregory, 1972; L.S.U. Board of Supervisors established, "Edgar Hull Alumni Professorship in Medicine," 1967. He has published extensively in medical journals; co-authored two books. Dr. Hull was instrumental in establishing "firsts" in New Orleans: Pulmonary Function Laboratory; Cardiac Catherization Laboratory; Renal Dialysis Unity; Intensice Care Unit with Dr. George Burch.
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