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Hayman, Joseph M., 1896-1986
|Joseph M. Hayman (1896-1986) held the position of ninth dean of Tufts College Medical School from 1953 to 1966. He was credited with attracting outstanding faculty and clinicians, increasing the number of hospitals associated with the school, and aiding in the physical expansion of the campus.|
A native of Philadelphia, Hayman attended Haverford College, graduating in 1918.He then attained his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1921.He was a member of that institution's faculty until 1929, when he moved to Cleveland, Ohio, teaching at Western Reserve University. A recipient of the Legion of Merit during World War II, Hayman was also named chief of medical service at the Army's Tropical Disease Center. He arrived at Tufts to assume the position of dean of the medical school andprofessor of medicine in 1953.He also was senior physician at New England Center Hospital until his retirement in 1966.As dean emeritus, he was awarded an honorary doctor of humane letters from Tufts in 1967.He continued to be affiliated with several medical associations and to work with the armed services. He died in Cleveland on October 1, 1986.
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