Jesse E. Edwards
Born: Hyde Park, Massachusetts
- BS: Tufts College, Boston, Massachusetts, 1932
- MD: Tufts College Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, 1935
- 1938 - 1939 Instructor in Pathology, Boston University School of Medicine
- 1939 - 1940 Instructor in Pathology, Bacteriology and Surgery, Tufts College Medical School
- 1946 - 1960 Assistant Professor, Associate Professor then Professor of Pathology, Mayo Foundation, Graduate School, University of Minnesota, Rochester, Minnesota
- 1960 - Professor of Pathology, Graduate School, University of Minnesota
- Mallory Institute of Pathology, Boston, Massachusetts
- Albany Hospital, Albany, New York
- National Cancer Institute, U.S. Public Health Service, Bethesda, Maryland
Selected Career Highlights
Considered by many to be one the world's greatest cardiac pathologists ever, he also published in the fields of pyelonephritis and experimental cancer.
President of the American Heart Association (1967-1968), and the World Congress of Pediatric Cardiology (1980), and the Minnesota Heart Association (1962-1963).
Consultant for many Heart Institutes and Centers throughout the world.
The Jesse E. Edwards Registry of Cardiovascular Disease is named after him (St. Paul, Minnesota): Director (1960-1987; Senior Consultant (1987- ).
Editorial Board Member of Laboratory Investigation, Circulation, American Journal of Cardiology, American Heart Journal, Geriatrics, Pediatric Cardiology, and The American Journal of Cardiovascular Pathology
Gifted Teacher Award, American College of Cardiology; Gold Heart Award, American Heart Association.