Wade Hampton Frost, M.D.

Epidemiology Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 
Tuberculosis, Polio, Influenza, Epidemiology
"Wade Frost"

1880-1938. Served as Dean of the School of Hygiene and Public Health at Hopkins, 1931-34. Graduated from the University of Virginia in 1903, worked for the U.S. Public Health Service, studied influenza in 1918, and joined Johns Hopkins in 1919, where he stayed for the rest of his career. He pioneered training in epidemiology and contributed to studies of many infectious diseases, including water-borne illnesses and water pollution, diphtheria, the common cold, tuberculosis, and polio.

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Frost WH, Frobisher M, Van Volkenburgh VA, et al. (1936) Diphtheria in Baltimore: A comparative study of morbidity, carrier prevalence and antitoxic immunity in 1921-24 and 1933-36 American Journal of Epidemiology. 24: 568-586
Van Volkenburgh VA, Frost WH. (1933) Acute minor respiratory diseases prevailing in a group of families residing in baltimore, maryland, 1928-1930. Prevalence, distribution and clinical description of observed cases American Journal of Epidemiology. 17: 122-153
Wheeler RE, Doull JA, Frost WH. (1931) Antitoxic immunity to diphtheria in relation to tonsillectomy American Journal of Epidemiology. 14: 555-559
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