Maxwell Finland, MD

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Epidemiology, antibiotics, pneumonia, Staphylococcus
"Maxwell Finland"

1902-1987. Professor at Harvard who preformed early studies of sulfa drugs on pneumonia in the 1930s and then went on to study a number of other antibiotic classes as they were developed. He was well known as an excellent mentor and was one of the most prominent infectious diseases experts in the U.S. during the first half of the 20th century. He coauthored or authored approximately 800 papers.

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Kass EH, Finland M. (2002) Asymptomatic infections of the urinary tract. The Journal of Urology. 168: 420-4
Barry MA, Craven DE, Finland M. (1984) Serotypes of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolated from blood cultures at Boston City Hospital between 1979 and 1982. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 149: 449-52
Finland M, Strauss E, Peterson OL. (1984) Landmark article June 14, 1941: Sulfadiazine. Therapeutic evaluation and toxic effects on four hundred and forty-six patients. By Maxwell Finland, Elias Strauss, and Osler L. Peterson. Jama. 251: 1467-74
Finland M. (1983) Empiric therapy for bacterial infections: the historical perspective. Reviews of Infectious Diseases. 5: S2-8
Finland M. (1982) Gaps in therapy for infectious diseases: a historical perspective. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 145: 401-7
Finland M. (1982) Doting: my early experiences at Boston City Hospital. The Pharos of Alpha Omega Alpha-Honor Medical Society. Alpha Omega Alpha. 45: 17-22
Finland M. (1982) Foreword to the first issue European Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 1: V
Berk SL, Rice PA, Reynholds CA, et al. (1981) Pneumococcal pericarditis: a persisting problem in contemporary diagnosis. The American Journal of Medicine. 70: 247-51
Finland M. (1981) Conference on the Pneumococcus: summary and comments. Reviews of Infectious Diseases. 3: 358-71
David S, Finland M. (1979) Penicillin-resistant streptococci New England Journal of Medicine. 300: 500-501
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