Nomination archive


Nomination for Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
Year:1947
Number:78 - 0
 
Nominee:
Name:Lord (John) Boyd Orr of Brechin
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1880
Year, Death:1971
Profession:head
University:Food and Agricultural Organization
City:Washington, DC
State:DC
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
Awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 1949
 
Motivation:Work on nutritional physiology, and the importance of the application of these findings to human health and nutrition (see comment).
 
Nominator:
Name:A G Huggett
Gender:M
Profession:prof physiology
University:University of London
City:London
Country:UNITED KINGDOM (GB)
 
Comments: Among the publications mentioned: 1. "The national food supply and its influence on public health", Chadwick Lecture, 1934; 2. "The economics of diet", Presidential Address to British Association, 1935; 3. "Food, Health and Income", book, 1936.
 

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