Edwin Oakes Jordan

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 
Epidemiology, Influenza
"Edwin Jordan"

Jordan was Professor of Bacteriology at Chicago for nearly his entire career. He wrote a textbook in 1908 that became a standard on bacteriology; it continued long after his death into 22 editions. He also studied many bacterial and viral diseases and their relation to public health. He wrote the then-definitive account of the epidemiology of the 1918 influenza pandemic for the AMA in 1927. Served as President of the American Society of Bacteriology in 1905.

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William T. Sedgwick research assistant 1888 MIT (ID Tree)
Theophil Mitchell Prudden research assistant 1888-1888 College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York (ID Tree)
Charles Otis Whitman grad student 1890-1892 Clark University (Evolution Tree)
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Merrill Wallace Chase research assistant 1930-1931 Chicago (Neurotree)
William Buchanan Wherry grad student Chicago (ID Tree)
Paul Gustav Heinemann grad student 1907 Chicago (ID Tree)
Robert Earle Buchanan grad student 1908 Chicago (ID Tree)
Enrique Eduardo Ecker grad student 1917 Chicago (Chemistry Tree)
Noel Paul Hudson grad student 1923 Chicago (ID Tree)
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Jordan EO, Burrows W. (1937) The vomiting sickness of Jamaica, B. W. I. and its relation to akee poisoning American Journal of Epidemiology. 25: 520-545
Jordan EO, Crawford RR, McBroom J. (1935) The Morgan Bacillus. Journal of Bacteriology. 29: 131-48
Jordan EO. (1934) Essentials of Typhoid Fever Control Today. American Journal of Public Health and the Nation's Health. 24: 349-54
Jordan EO, Caldwell ME, Reiter D. (1934) Bacterial Motility. Journal of Bacteriology. 27: 165-74
Jordan EO, Burrows W. (1934) Further observations on staphylococcus food poisoning American Journal of Epidemiology. 20: 604-610
Jordan EO. (1931) Staphylococcus food poisoning Journal of the American Medical Association. 97: 1704-1707
Jordan EO. (1930) What We Know of Influenza and How We May Add to Our Knowledge. American Journal of Public Health and the Nation's Health. 20: 130-6
Jordan EO. (1930) The production by staphylococci of a substance causing food poisoning Journal of the American Medical Association. 94: 1648-1650
Jordan EO. (1927) THE RELATION OF PARATYPHOID BACILLI TO FOOD POISONING. American Journal of Public Health (New York, N.Y. : 1912). 17: 1221-5
Jordan EO. (1927) The influenza epidemic of 1918: III Journal of the American Medical Association. 89: 1779-1783
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