© 1990

Topics in Pediatrics

A Festschrift for Lewis A. Barness

  • Herbert H. Pomerance
  • Barry B. Bercu

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. Allen W. Root, Frank B. Diamond Jr., Barry B. Bercu, Dorothy I. Shulman
    Pages 16-24
  3. Bertram Lubin, Frans Kuypers, Elliott Vichinsky, Daniel Chiu
    Pages 34-47
  4. C. Everett Koop
    Pages 96-98
  5. Marie Valdes-Dapena, Carmen Patricia Valdes-Dapena, Mehrdad Nadji, Parvin Ganjei, Juan Cueto
    Pages 99-106
  6. John L. Emery
    Pages 107-121
  7. Enid Gilbert-Barness
    Pages 122-153
  8. Robert L. Brent
    Pages 165-178
  9. Mary M. Gilbert, M. Elizabeth Hartnett, Thomas M. Richardson, Joseph H. Krug, Tatsuo Hirose
    Pages 202-210

About this book


ALLEN W. ROOT On November 11 and 12, 1988, a "Festschrift" was held to honor "our Chief;' Lewis A. Barness. Who is our Chief, and why was such an occasion held? I will not attempt to describe him in terms of his scientific and scholarly accomplish­ ments, which have spanned more than four decades. Rather, I will describe the characteristics of an individual whose concern for humanity has made him the quintessential role model for countless students, residents, and graduate pediatri­ cians around the world. The Chief's concern is manifested by his love for chil­ dren and his tireless efforts on their behalf, as well as his genuine affection for his colleagues, all of whom are also his friends. During the 2-day celebration, many of these friends had an opportunity to make comments which I believe capture portions of the essence of this remark­ able human being: Many of us are better persons because of our association with the "Chief . . . :' Many of us have chosen pediatrics as a career as an unspoken act of tribute to him . . . . We love you and we thank you for making the world a better place to spend some time. (F. Oski) Lew fulfilled all our dreams . . . We all wish we could have done half so well. (R. Klein) [Your] ever-present evidence of concern for your fellow man . . . it is the quality of car­ ing. (T.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Herbert H. Pomerance
    • 1
    • 2
  • Barry B. Bercu
    • 1
  1. 1.University of South Florida College of MedicineTampaUSA
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsWest Virgina University College Of MedicineMorgantownUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Topics in Pediatrics
  • Book Subtitle A Festschrift for Lewis A. Barness
  • Editors Herbert H. Pomerance
    Barry B. Bercu
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-387-96964-0
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4612-7925-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4612-3230-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXVI, 307
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Pediatrics
    General Practice / Family Medicine
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