THE recipient of the Clifford G. Grulee Award of the American Academy of Pediatrics for 1965 is Clarence H. Webb of Shreveport, Louisiana.
Born in Shreveport in 1902, Dr. Webb was graduated from Tulane University in 1923 and received his M.D. degree from the same university in 1925. Later—in 1931—he received the M.S. degree in pediatrics from the University of Chicago, where he completed a residency at the Bobs Roberts Hospital. Previously he had a year of residency at the University of Minnesota Hospital.
Dr. Webb has been in the private practice of pediatrics in Shreveport since 1931. He has also been visiting lecturer at the Tulane School of Medicine since 1947 and professor of pediatrics in the Postgraduate School of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine since 1956. In addition, he finds time to lecture at the Northwestern College of Nursing in Natchitoches.
He holds staff appointments at four private hospitals in the Shreveport area and is chief of pediatrics at Confederate Memorial Hospital.
Dr. Webb is a member of a number of medical organizations and has served as president of the Louisiana and Shreveport Pediatric Societies, as well as president of the Shreveport Medical Society. He has been active in many local, state, and national organizations, including the Boy Scouts of America, the Louisiana Public Health Association, from which he received its annual award in 1957; the American Anthropological Association, and the Society for American Archeology.
Dr. Webb served as president of the American Academy of Pediatrics in 1962-1963, previously serving as a member of the Executive Board and as chairman of District VIII. These services were outstanding and important.
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