Book 2011

Medicine Science and Dreams

The Making of Physician-Scientists


ISBN: 978-90-481-9537-4 (Print) 978-90-481-9538-1 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxxix

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    The Loneliness of the Physician-Scientist

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-32

    Gamow, Guppies, and the Search for GOD

  4. Chapter

    Pages 33-44

    The Epigenesis of an Epigeneticist

  5. Chapter

    Pages 45-57

    A Delicate Balance: Science, Medicine, and Motherhood

  6. Chapter

    Pages 59-74

    …First Pick Good Parents

  7. Chapter

    Pages 75-89

    The Long Way to Somewhere

  8. Chapter

    Pages 91-106

    Sputnik, Slime Molds, and Botticelli in the Making of a Physician-Scientist

  9. Chapter

    Pages 107-123

    Success for the Whole Community

  10. Chapter

    Pages 125-141

    The Irony of Disease

  11. Chapter

    Pages 143-158

    Serendipity and Stamina: Staying the Course

  12. Chapter

    Pages 159-180

    Twists and Turns on the Road to Becoming a Physician-Scientist

  13. Chapter

    Pages 181-197

    Journeys from Bedside to Bench and Back

  14. Chapter

    Pages 199-209

    Life Comes to One

  15. Chapter

    Pages 211-223

    What Is a Guy Like You Doing in a Place Like This? A Physician-Scientist in the Private Sector

  16. Chapter

    Pages 225-239

    The Jock and the Doc

  17. Chapter

    Pages 241-255

    The Making of a Medical Epidemiologist

  18. Chapter

    Pages 257-268

    Curiosity, Hard Work, and Tenacity

  19. Chapter

    Pages 269-287

    Physician-Scientist: Linking Science, Medicine, and Public Policy

  20. Chapter

    Pages 289-302

    Pursuit of a Patient-Oriented Research Career as a Physician-Scientist

  21. Chapter

    Pages 303-312

    What Went Right

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 313-334