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  • John Baird Papers

    ID: M382

    Creator: Baird, John Paul

    Abstract: Personal papers, correspondence, clippings, and photographs of University of Denver alum, John. P. Baird. The personal papers include diaries, diary transcriptions, and logbooks.

  • John Paul Baird Papers

    ID: M382

    Creator: Baird, John Paul

    Abstract: John Paul Baird is an alum of the University of Denver, class of 1949. The collection consists of his personal papers.

  • Leonid Heifets Papers

    ID: B363

    Creator: Heifits, Leonid B.

    Abstract: Leonid B. Heifets was born 1926 in what is now Belarus. Dr. Heifets began his medical training at age 16, obtaining an MD, PhD and ScD. He participated with the World Health Organization as a member of Russian medical expeditions to the Congo in 1960 and 1962. He immigrated to the United States in 1979 and was employed by the National Jewish Hospital as head of the Mycobacteriology laboratory for 32 years. In 1994 and 1994 he went to Botswana and South Africa as an American expert on tuberculosis control. He has authored about two hundred scientific publication in the fields of epidemiology and microbiology of infectious diseases. He wrote and published a number of books ranging from autobiography to murder mysteries, and was in the process of writing another book at the time of his death. He retired in 2012, and died in Denver Colorado, May 15, 2015. His books tell the story of a internationally renowned Jewish medical researcher, prticularly in the study of tuberculosis research.