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Soper, Fred L. (1893–1977)

  • By: Kelly Boyer Sagert
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Born on December 13, 1893, in Hutchinson, Kansas, to Socrates and Mary Ann Soper, Fred Lowe Soper's work on infectious disease control—focusing on yellow fever, malaria, and typhus—earned him his reputation as one of the 20th century's most effective public health ...

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