Index

A

AIDS, studying, 69

Alzheimer's disease, studying, 69

American Academy of Neurology, 40

American Cancer Society, 23

American College of Physicians, 47

American Journal of Epidemiology,62

American Journal of Public Health,19

American Psychiatric Association, 33

Anticholinesterase agents, studying, 34, 66

Armed Forces Entrance Examination Station (AFEES) operation, 58

Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 26

Arthur, Ransom J., 62

Assembly of Life Sciences (ALS), 58-62

Atkinson, Glenn, 35

Atmospheric nuclear weapons test participants, studies of, 71, 74-75

Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC), 28-29, 35, 37, 41, 62

Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), 29, 48

B

Baylor University, 16

Beebe, Gilbert W., 5-15, 18, 21-25, 28-37, 47-50, 60, 75-76

Beneficiary Identification and Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS), 51, 57, 59-60

Braceland, Francis, 11

Brill, Norman, 30

Buerger's disease, studying, 20, 23-24, 30, 33, 35

Bureau of the Budget, 10, 15

C

Cancer, studying, 4, 31, 34, 46-48, 59, 66-67, 69

Cannan, R. Keith, 22, 28-37, 46, 51

Cardiovascular disease, studying, 58, 64-65

Carnegie Institution, 62

Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression scale (CES-D), 42



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--> Index A AIDS, studying, 69 Alzheimer's disease, studying, 69 American Academy of Neurology, 40 American Cancer Society, 23 American College of Physicians, 47 American Journal of Epidemiology,62 American Journal of Public Health,19 American Psychiatric Association, 33 Anticholinesterase agents, studying, 34, 66 Armed Forces Entrance Examination Station (AFEES) operation, 58 Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 26 Arthur, Ransom J., 62 Assembly of Life Sciences (ALS), 58-62 Atkinson, Glenn, 35 Atmospheric nuclear weapons test participants, studies of, 71, 74-75 Atomic Bomb Casualty Commission (ABCC), 28-29, 35, 37, 41, 62 Atomic Energy Commission (AEC), 29, 48 B Baylor University, 16 Beebe, Gilbert W., 5-15, 18, 21-25, 28-37, 47-50, 60, 75-76 Beneficiary Identification and Records Locator Subsystem (BIRLS), 51, 57, 59-60 Braceland, Francis, 11 Brill, Norman, 30 Buerger's disease, studying, 20, 23-24, 30, 33, 35 Bureau of the Budget, 10, 15 C Cancer, studying, 4, 31, 34, 46-48, 59, 66-67, 69 Cannan, R. Keith, 22, 28-37, 46, 51 Cardiovascular disease, studying, 58, 64-65 Carnegie Institution, 62 Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression scale (CES-D), 42

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--> Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 74 Cerebrovascular disease, studying, 46, 56 Chalmers, Thomas C., 61 Chemical agents, studying, 34, 66 Chemotherapy, studying, 31 Churchill, Edward, 2, 4-5, 8 Coding, 13 Cohen, Bernard M., 11, 13, 19-27, 31-35, 42 Columbia University, 2 Committee on Epidemiology and Veterans Follow-up Studies (CEVFUS), 38-61, 71 funding for, 64-65 Committee on Veterans Medical Problems (CVMP), 5, 7-8, 10-17, 19, 21, 23, 25-26, 28, 30 decline of, 32-38 Coronary heart disease, studying, 31, 40, 48 Cushing, E.H., 11, 13, 16 D Davison, Wilbert C., 16 DeBakey, Michael E., 2-11, 15-16, 23, 33, 38, 50, 54-55, 75-76 Defense Nuclear Agency (DNA), 74 Demobilization, 1-2 Disability pensions, 12-13 Disease, understanding course of, 9 Dublin, Louis, 2, 4 Duke University, 16 Dunham, Charles, 49, 51, 56 Dyer, Robert, 4 E Ebert, James, 62 Eisenhower, President Dwight D., 19-21 Encephalitis, studying, 32 Engleman, Ephraim, 25 Epidemiology, studying, 76 Epilepsy, posttraumatic, studying, 4, 16-17 Epstein, Frederick H., 38 F Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), 31, 67 Felix, Robert H., 62 Fluoridation, studying, 64 Follow-up Agency. See Medical Follow-up Agency (MFUA) Follow-up studies, 9-11 Francis, Thomas, 29, 37 G Great Society era, 41, 46-49 Group therapy, studying, 10 Gulf War, 73-75 H Handler, Philip, 60-61 Hantavirus infection, studying, 71-72 Harvard University, 38 Hawley, Paul R., 6-7, 9 Heart disease. See Cardiovascular disease; Coronary heart disease Hemorrhagic fever, studying, 71-72 Henry Ford Hospital, 7 Hepatitis, infectious, studying, 7, 12, 14, 32, 65, 68, 70 Herniated lumbar disks, studying, 35, 40, 46, 48 Hodgkin's disease, studying, 13, 18, 20, 26, 35, 40 Howson, Chris, 74 Hrubec, Zdenek, 35, 39, 60 I Influenza vaccine, studying, 32 Institute of Medicine (IOM), 67, 70-71 Ionizing radiation. See Irradiation Irradiation, studying, 32, 40, 49, 57, 69

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--> J Jablon, Seymour, 11, 13, 24-28, 33, 39, 42, 57, 59, 62-69, 73, 76 Jewett, Frank B., 2 Johns Hopkins University, 2, 11, 48 Jordan, William S., 38 Journal of Neurosurgery,27, 32 Journal of the American Medical Association,24-25 Journal of the National Cancer Institute,33 K Keefer, Chester S., 47 Keehn, Robert J., 58 Kirk, Maj. Gen. Norman T., 2 Korean War, 36-37, 51, 59 impact of, 15-20 L Laster, Leonard, 58 Lazen, Alvin, 62, 64, 69 Lee, Lyndon, 49, 51, 53, 56 Leighton, Alexander, 33 Lilienfeld, Abraham, 33, 37 Liver injuries, studying, 50, 70 Lou Gehrig's disease, 40 Lowenstein, Regina, 13 Lucke, Nona Murray, 13 Lumbar disk lesions. See Herniated lumbar disks M MacMahon, Brian, 33, 38-39, 47, 56, 69 Magnuson, Paul, 4, 7, 11 Mainland, Donald, 21, 35 Marks, Herbert, 16 Marks, Paul, 61-62 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 70 McClure, Roy, 7 McKusick, Victor, 33 Medical Follow-up Agency (MFUA) change in, 22-52 early years, 8-21 founding, 1-7 funding for, 6-7, 14-15, 26, 36-38, 47, 53, 69-70, 72 new projects, 27-30 recent decades, 53-76 reviews of, 19-21 starting, 12-13 Medical records, statistical analysis of, 19 Memorial Hospital (New York), 16 Menninger, William, 2, 4 Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., 2, 4, 16 Middleton, William S., 32-38 Milbank Memorial Fund, 6 Military Personnel Records Center, fire at, 56-60 Military records, statistical analysis of, 4, 12, 15, 51 Miller, Richard, 74, 76 Miller, Robert W., 60, 69 Mobilization, national, 1 Modernization of routine physical examination (MORPE) project, 51, 54, 58 Moise, Theodore S., 11, 25 Mortality studies, 20-21, 24, 32, 34, 48, 59, 65 Multiple sclerosis, studying, 24-25, 31, 35-37, 40, 48, 56, 64-65, 70-71 Mustard gas exposure, studying, 34 N NAS-NRC Twins Registry, 42-43, 45-48, 60 National Academy of Engineering (NAE), 70 National Academy of Sciences (NAS), 1-2, 5-6, 8, 29, 32, 39, 60, 70-71 National Advisory Heart Council, 26 National Cancer Institute, 25, 46, 60, 64, 67, 73 National Center for Health Statistics, 59

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--> National Death Index, 59, 67 National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI), 54 National Heart Institute, 23 National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), 54 National Institute of Mental Health, 62 National Institutes of Health (NIH), 4, 13, 23, 31, 35, 46-47, 54, 72 National mobilization, 1 National Research Council (NRC), 1-2, 4-8, 13, 16, 19, 33, 35-37, 51, 74 Executive Committee, 22-23, 53 National Research Foundation, 3-4 National Science Foundation, 4 National Service Life Insurance, 9-11, 35 Neel, James, 28-29, 35, 37, 44 Nefzger, M. Dean, 41, 48-49, 54, 56 Neuropsychiatric Institute, 62 New England Journal of Medicine,60 New York University, 21, 35 Norman, James E., 54 North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), 75 Northwestern University, 2, 27 Nuclear veterans. See Atmospheric nuclear weapons test participants O Office of Technology Assessment (OTA), 70, 72 Operation Desert Shield, 73-75 Operation Desert Storm, 73-75 P Page, Irvine, 70-73 Page, William, 69-74, 76 Parkinson's disease, studying, 64 Pepper, O.H. Perry, 8, 13 Peptic ulcer, studying, 2-3 Peripheral nerve injury, studying, 13, 17 Persian Gulf War, 73-75 Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), 43 Prisoners of war (POWs), studying, 20,40-44, 58-59 Privacy Act of 1974, 60-61 Privacy Protection Study Commission, 61 Psychoneurosis, studying, 13, 30, 48 R Radiation. See Irradiation Radiation Effects Research Foundation (RERF), 29, 62-63 Ransmeir, John, 8, 10-11 Records. See also Medical records; Military records ephemerality of, 41 Records Center, 12 Remington, Richard, 56-58, 64 Rheumatic fever, 10 studying, 16-17 Roberts, Stuart, 55 Robinette, Dennis, 54 Rosenblith, Walter, 70 S Schistosomiasis, studying, 16-17 Schizophrenia, studying, 16, 47, 59 Shine, Kenneth, 67 Silverman, Charlotte, 56 Simeone, F.A., 13 Smetana, H.F., 26 Smoking, studying, 47 Social Security Administration, 41, 60, 67 Society for Epidemiologic Research, 59 Splenectomy, studying, 55 Stallones, Reuel A., 62 Statistics, role in analyzing medical records, 4, 12, 21, 39 Steroids, studying, 47 Stone, William, 34 Surgeons general, 2, 5 T Taubman, Paul, 60 Therapy. See Group therapy

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--> Truman, President Harry S., 29 Tuberculosis, studying, 20, 23-24 Twins Registry. See NAS-NRC Twins Registry Twin studies, 28, 31-32, 42-45, 47, 55, 64-65, 67, 71 U U.S. Army, 2-3, 10-11, 15, 51, 58 U.S. Department of Defense (DOD), 36, 55, 66, 72-73 U.S. Department of Energy, 29 U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW), 19 U.S. Navy, 2, 10-11, 46, 49, 57, 59-60 U.S. Public Health Service, 2, 13, 19, 26 U.S. Surgeon General's Office Control Division, 6 Surgeon Consultants Division, 5 U.S. Veterans Administration (VA), 2-4, 9, 11-13, 15-16, 18-19, 22 -26, 36-37, 71-73 Master Index, 31, 50-51 and the Vietnam War, 49-52 University of California, 38 University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), 62 University of Michigan, 28-29, 35, 38 University of Minnesota, 72 University of Pennsylvania, 2, 8 University of Texas, 56, 62 University of Virginia, 38 V Vaccination, studying, 32, 70, 72 Vanderbilt University, 2 Vascular injuries, studying, 13 Vietnam War, 46, 49-52, 64, 69 W Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 74 Wartime medical records, 1-2, 6 Wartman, William B., 27 Weed, Lewis H., 2, 8 Western Reserve University, 2 Whipple, Allen O., 16 Whitehorn, John, 2 Winternitz, Milton C., 16, 19, 22 Woodhall, Barnes, 2, 4, 10, 26 World War I, 4, 8, 26, 30, 33-34 World War II, 1, 4, 8-9, 12, 15-16, 20, 27, 36, 40-44, 54-56, 59 Y Yale University, 2 Z Zeldis, Louis J., 38

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