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Thomas, Lewis (1913–93)

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

Born in 1913 in New York, Lewis Thomas's father was a physician and his mother was a nurse. Thomas became well known for his research on immunology and receives credit for turning it into a scientific discipline. He is perhaps better ...

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