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DA Henderson Archive

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Born: Lakewood, Ohio, 7 Sept 1928

Parents: Naturalized Canadian immigrants David Alexander Henderson (engineer) and Grace Eleanor (née MacMillan, nurse)
Married: Nana Irene (née Bragg, teacher) of Rochester NY, 1951
Children: Leigh Ainslie, David Alexander II (m. Kate Teale), Douglas Bruce


AB, Oberlin College, 1950
MD, University of Rochester, School of Medicine, 1954
MPH, The Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, 1960


Board Certification in Public Health and Preventive Medicine

Professional Societies

American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow, 1986
American Academy of Pediatrics, Honorary Fellow, 1980
American Board of Preventive Medicine, 1963
American College of Epidemiology, Fellow, 1990; Honorary Fellow, 1997
American College of Preventive Medicine, Fellow, 1978
American Epidemiological Society, 1963
American Public Health Association, 1956; Fellow, 1961
American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1981
British Medical Association, Honorary Foreign Corresponding Member, 1990
Delta Omega Honorary Public Health Society, Member, 1979
Indian Society for Malaria and Other Communicable Diseases, Fellow, 1975
Infectious Disease Society of America, Fellow, 1998
International Epidemiological Association, 1965
National Academy of Sciences, Member, 1978
National Academy of Medicine (Mexico), Honorary Member, 2004
New York Academy of Medicine, Honorary Fellow, 2000
Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh), Fellow, 1986
Royal College of Physicians (London), Fellow, 1980; Honorary Fellow, 1981
Royal Society of Medicine, Honorary Member, 1980
Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, Fellow, 1976; Honorary Fellow, 1993
Sigma Xi, Member, 1956

Biographical Listings

Who’s Who in the World
The International Who’s Who
Who’s Who in America
Who’s Who in Frontiers of Science and Technology
American Men and Women in Science: Medical and Health Sciences
Dictionary of International Biography