REISS, Oscar. American, b. 1925. Genres: History. Career: Private practice of internal medicine in Bristol, CT, 1955-75; Veterans Administration Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, worked as ward physician, resident instructor, then chief of General Medical Service, 1976-83. Yale University, clinical assistant professor. Publications: Blacks in Colonial America, 1997; Medicine in the American Revolution, 1998; Medicine in Colonial America, 2000. Contributor to journals. Address: 10305 Rue Chamberry, San Diego, CA 92131, U.S.A.