Salvaggio, John

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SALVAGGIO, John. American, b. 1933. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: Charity Hospital of Louisiana, New Orleans, intern, 1957-58, resident in internal medicine, 1958-60; Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, fellow, 1961-64; Louisiana State University, New Orleans, assistant professor, 1964- 67, associate professor, 1968-72, professor of medicine and microbiology, 1972-75, director of Interdisciplinary Program in Immunology and Immunology Service Laboratory, 1971-75; Tulane University, New Orleans, Henderson Professor of Medicine, 1975-, head of Section of Clinical Immunology and director of Immunology Fellowship Program, 1975-90, head of Internal Medicine department, 1982-87, director of Charity Hospital Clinical Research Center (joint venture with Louisiana State University), 1988-, vice-chancellor for research at Medical Center, 1990-; lecturer at colleges and universities throughout the United States. Publications: (with P.C. Arquembourg and J.N. Bickers) Primer of Immunoelectrophoresis, With Interpretation of Pathologic Human Serum Patterns, 1970; (with C H. Banoc, K. Bloch, J.N. Fink, and others) Medical Knowledge Self-Assessment, Program VI, 1982; (ed. with R.P. Stankus) Clinics in Chest Medicine: Immune Factors in Pulmonary Disease, 1983; (ed. and contrib.) Seminars in Respiratory Medicine, 1983; New Orleans' Charity Hospital: A Story of Physicians, Politics, and Poverty, 1992. Work represented in medical anthologies. Contributor to medical journals. Address: 5726 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115-5052, U.S.A.