Cassedy, James H(iggins)

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CASSEDY, James H(iggins)

CASSEDY, James H(iggins). American, b. 1919. Genres: Demography, History, Medicine/Health. Career: Historian, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland, and Ed., Bibliography of the History of Medicine, since 1968. Personnel Officer, U.S. Veterans Administration, 1946-48; Director, Binational Centers, Haiti, Burma and Pakistan, for U.S. Information Service, 1951-55 and 1960-62; Science Administration, National Insts. of Health, 1962-68. Publications: Charles V. Chapin and the Public Health Movement, 1962; Demography in Early America: Beginnings of the Statistical Mind 1600-1800, 1969; American Medicine and Statistical Thinking 1800-1860, 1984; Medicine and American Growth 1800-1860, 1986; Medicine in America: A Short History, 1991.