Christensen, William R., M.D.

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Identifier ChristensenWR_portrait
Title Christensen, William R., M.D.
Subject Portraits; Academic Medical Centers; Faculty, Medical; Professional Role; Education, Medical; Schools, Medical; Physicians; Radiology; Research; Universities; Utah; Department Chairs
Description Dr Christensen was born in Salt Lake City in 1917. Dr Christensen received his A.B. from the University of Utah in 1938 and his M.D. from Harvard University in 1942. Dr Christensen was Professor of Radiology and Chair of the Department of Radiology from 1952-1970. Dr Christensen retired from the University of Utah and went into private practice until 1982. Dr Christensen was elected president of the Utah State Medical Association in 1973 and in 1978 president of the Harvard Medical Alumni Association. Dr Christensen served in various capacities with the American Cancer Society, American Roentgen Ray Society, American College of Radiology, New York Academy of Science, North American Radiological Society and Association of University Radiologists. Dr Christensen died in 2013. The portrait of Dr Christensen was painterd by Alvin Gittins in 1967, and is located on the north wall in the History of Medicine Room of the Eccles Health Sciences Library.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Date 1967
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Relation History of the Health Sciences Collection, University of Utah
Rights Management Copyright © 2004, University of Utah, All Rights Reserved
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Metadata Cataloger amt; jms; vc
Relation is Part of group C; Radiology
ARK ark:/87278/s6tf36j7
Setname ehsl_hhs
Date Created 2004-10-08
Date Modified 2019-09-04
ID 1035907
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6tf36j7