History of the American Physiological Society

The First Century, 1887–1987

  • Editors
  • John R. Brobeck
  • Orr E. Reynolds
  • Toby A. Appel

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Edward F. Adolph
    Pages 1-10
  3. Toby A. Appel
    Pages 11-29
  4. Toby A. Appel
    Pages 31-62
  5. Toby A. Appel
    Pages 63-96
  6. Toby A. Appel
    Pages 97-130
  7. Toby A. Appel, Orr E. Reynolds
    Pages 131-175
  8. John R. Brobeck
    Pages 177-279
  9. John R. Brobeck
    Pages 281-300
  10. Joseph F. Saunders, Aubrey E. Taylor
    Pages 301-314
  11. Michael J. Jackson, Joseph F. Saunders
    Pages 315-332
  12. Alfred P. Fishman, Stephen R. Geiger
    Pages 333-358
  13. Arthur J. Vander, Orr E. Reynolds
    Pages 359-376
  14. Arthur C. Guyton
    Pages 377-380
  15. Toby A. Appel, Marie M. Cassidy, M. Elizabeth Tidball
    Pages 381-390
  16. Helene C. Cecil, William M. Samuels
    Pages 391-406
  17. John R. Brobeck
    Pages 407-411
  18. Knut Schmidt-Nielsen
    Pages 413-425
  19. Robert W. Doty
    Pages 427-434
  20. John S. Cook
    Pages 435-461
  21. A. Clifford Barger
    Pages 463-467
  22. John Pappenheimer
    Pages 469-472
  23. Toby A. Appel
    Pages 473-477
  24. Arthur Otis, Martin Frank
    Pages 479-497
  25. Back Matter
    Pages 499-533

About this book


Celebrating the centennial of the American Physiological Society, this new book reviews the activities during the Society's first hundred years. The first section covers materials from the Society's founding in 1887 and a review of each of the first 25 year periods of the Society's existence. The second section includes a chronological account of the Presidents and the Executive Secretary-Treasurers. Also included are chapters on membership, publications, meetings, financial affairs, educational activities, organization of the Society, neurophysiology, relations with IUPS, women in physiology, use and care of laboratory animals, awards and honors, and the centennial celebration


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