Edward Byron Smith
Born: Petersburg, Indiana
Died: 30 October 1983, Inverness, Florida
- BS: Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1936
- MD: Indiana University, 1938
- Instructor in Pathology (under Dr. Robert Moore), Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, Missouri University of Pennsylvania, Baylor Medical School
- 1949 - 1951 Assistant Professor of Pathology, Washington University Medical School, St. Louis, Missouri
- 1951 - 1961 Chairman, Department of General Pathology, Indiana University
- 1961 - 1971 AFIP (Hematopathology), Washington, D.C. (succeeding Dr. Lukes)
- 1971 - 1977 Clinical Professor of Pathology, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
Selected Career Highlights
Major involvement helping shape the American Board of Pathology, and also important contributions to the AFIP.
Major research interests were electronmicroscopy of neoplasms and hematologic/lymphoreticular diseases (e.g., Hodgkins disease of the bronchus, experimental leukemias, etc.) and fibrous pleural adhesions.
Co-author of the major textbook in pathology: "The Principles of Pathology" (1959) with Drs. Beamer, Schulz and Vellios.
Energetic teacher respected by medical students and clinicians alike.
Loved to escape to the woodland and lakes for nature hiking and fishing.