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Gerald Westheimer: a paradigm for excellence in vision science research. Interview by Kenneth A. Polse.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17873762     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Professor Gerald Westheimer has made enormous contributions to the field of vision science while introducing some of the most innovative and respected vision research of the twentieth century. Dr. Westheimer's achievements have been enhanced by an equally stellar reputation as a teacher and mentor. This biography and interview span 83 years of Dr. Westheimer's professional and personal life, from his childhood in Germany to his accomplishments at the University of California.
Authors:
Kenneth A Polse; Gerald Westheimer
Publication Detail:
Type:  Biography; Historical Article; Interview; Portraits    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry     Volume:  84     ISSN:  1040-5488     ISO Abbreviation:  Optom Vis Sci     Publication Date:  2007 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-09-17     Completed Date:  2007-12-03     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8904931     Medline TA:  Optom Vis Sci     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  829-38     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA. polse@berkeley.edu
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Descriptor/Qualifier:
Biomedical Research / history*
History, 20th Century
History, 21st Century
Humans
Optometry / history*
United States
Personal Name Subject
Personal Name Subject:
Gerald Westheimer

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