Society Names Members of the Langley Book Prize Selection Board

The Society for the History of Navy Medicine is pleased to announce the members of the selection board tasked with selecting a recently published book concerning the history of maritime medicine, the author(s) of which will receive the Harry D Langley Book Prize in the autumn of 2019. They are:

Robert T Bramson, MD. Doctor Bramson has been Associate Professor of Radiology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine (1985-1992) and Harvard School of Medicine (2002-2006). He was book and manuscript reviewer for several radiology journals for more than two decades. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1968 to 1971.

Barry M Gough, PhD. Professor Gough is a military and naval historian. He is University Professor Emeritus at Wilfrid Laurier University and Adjunct Professor of War Studies and History at the Royal Military College of Canada. The most recent addition to his extensive bibliography is Churchill and Fisher: Titans at the Admiralty, published in 2017.

Andre’ B Sobocinski. Mr Sobocinski is the Historian at the U.S. Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery, a post he has held for 12 years. Educated in history, psychology and information science, he is the author of more than 200 works relating to the history of navy medicine.

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About thomaslsnyder

Retired urological surgeon and navy reservist. Writing the history of the Navy's first hospital on the U S west coast, at Mare Island, California. Founder and Executive Director, the Society for the History of Navy Medicine. Founder and Coordinator of the Albany Base Hospital No. 33 Society, a military affinity group at Albany Medical College, my alma mater. Past Commander of the San Francisco Commandery of the Naval Order of the United States and founder and past Commander of the Naval Order's "virtual" Continental Commandery. Naval Order Ship's Store manager and Assistant Treasurer General. Member of the Solano County (California) Historical Records Commission.
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