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Wilkins, Lawson (1894–1963)

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

Lawson Wilkins was the American founder of pediatric endocrinology, often dubbed as the veritable father of the discipline, who focused in particular on problems related to genetics and growth.

Wilkins was born on March 6, 1894, in Baltimore, Maryland. His father was ...

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