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
Theophil Mitchell Prudden research assistant 1888-1888 College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York
Charles Otis Whitman grad student 1890-1892 Clark University (Evolution Tree)
 (The habits and development of the newt)


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Merrill Wallace Chase research assistant 1930-1931 Chicago (Neurotree)
William Buchanan Wherry grad student Chicago
Paul Gustav Heinemann grad student 1907 Chicago
Robert Earle Buchanan grad student 1908 Chicago
Enrique Eduardo Ecker grad student 1917 Chicago (Chemistry Tree)
Noel Paul Hudson grad student 1923 Chicago
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Ravenel MP, Whipple GC, Jordan EO, et al. (1925) PUBLIC HEALTH NOMENCLATURE. American Journal of Public Health (New York, N.Y. : 1912). 15: 335-6
Abbott AC, Boyd M, Bristol LD, et al. (1921) STANDARDIZATION OF PUBLIC HEALTH TRAINING: Report of the Committee of Sixteen. American Journal of Public Health (New York, N.Y. : 1912). 11: 371-5
Jordan EO. (1913) The municipal regulation of milk-supply Journal of the American Medical Association. 61: 2286-2291
Jordan EO, Heinemann PG. (1911) Report of committee on regulations for the pasteurization of milk Journal of the American Medical Association. 975-976
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