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Health Physicist William J. Bair, Ph.D.

Biochemist Waldo E. Cohn, Ph.D.

Dr. Patricia Wallace Durbin, Ph.D.

Merril Eisenbud

Dr. Nadine Foreman, M.D.

Radiologist Hymer L. Friedell, M.D., Ph.D.

Health Physicist Carl C. Gamertsfelder, Ph.D.

Dr. John W. Gofman, M.D., Ph.D.

Radiation Biologist Marvin Goldman, Ph.D.

Julie Langham Grilly

John W. Healy

Hematologist Karl F. Hubner, M.D.

Oral History of Radiologist Henry I. Kohn, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical Physicist Katherine L. Lathrop and Physician Paul V. Harper

Pathologist Clarence Lushbaugh, M.D.

Health Physicist Constantine J. Maletskos, Ph.D.

Radiologist Earl R. Miller, M.D.

Health Physicist Karl Z. Morgan, Ph.D.

Biochemist William D. Moss

Physiologist Nello Pace, Ph.D.

Cell Biologist Don Francis Petersen, Ph.D.

Radiobiologist Chet Richmond, Ph.D.

Physician James S. Robertson, M.D., Ph.D.

Biophysicist Robert E. Rowland, Ph.D.

Biophysicist Cornelius A. Tobias, Ph.D.

Biochemist John Randolph Totter, Ph.D.

Oncologist Helen Vodopick, M.D.

Dr. George Voelz, M.D.

Donner Lab Administrator Baird G. Whaley



Oral History of
Pathologist Clarence Lushbaugh, M.D.

Conducted October 5, 1994

United States Department of Energy
Office of Human Radiation Experiments
April 1995



Short Biography

Upbringing, Family, University of Chicago

Early Research and Publications in Pathology

Early Days at University of Chicago and Los Alamos

Establishing Safer Radiation Limits

Move to Los Alamos

Pathology Investigations

Early Animal Studies at Los Alamos

NASA-Sponsored Studies

Primate Studies

Investigations of Radiological Accidents

Congressional Testimony on the Use of Whole Body Counting in Medical Diagnosis

Other Human Radiological Studies at Los Alamos

Move to Oak Ridge (1963)

LETBI and METBI Therapy for Lymphatic Diseases

Charges That the Oak Ridge Radiation Therapy Was Not Effective

Questioning the Propriety of NASA-Funded Studies

Radiation Treatment Patients at Los Alamos and Oak Ridge

Institutional Review Board at Oak Ridge

Controversy Over the AEC's Use of Human Subjects in Radiation Research

Interview Wrap-Up