Jack Henry Sandground

Fellow: Awarded 1938

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 02-02-1899

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

SANDGROUND, JACK HENRY:  Appointed for the investigation, chiefly in the Dutch East Indies, of several problems in the field of comparative parasitology; tenure, twelve months from June 11, 1938.

Born February 2, 1899, in South Africa.  Education:  University of South Africa, B.Sc., 1919, M.Sc., 1920; Johns Hopkins University, D.Sc., 1925.

Junior Lecturer in Zoology, 1920–21, Lecturer in Zoology, 1921–22, University College, Johannesburg; Instructor in Helminthology, 1925–30, Assistant Professor and Curator, 1930—, Harvard University Medical School.

Publications:  Articles in South African Journal of Science, Journal of Parasitology, American Journal of Hygiene, Archiv für Schiffs und Trepen-Hygiene, Transactions of the American Microscopical Society, American Journql of Tropical Medicine, Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, Proceedings fo the United States National Museum, Annals of Tropical Medicine and Patasitology, Parasitology, Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoölogy of Harvard University, Zeitschrift für Parasitenkunde, Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Transactions of the American Microcopical Society, Revue de Zoologie et Botanique Afrique, Annales de la Société Belgique  de Médicine Tropicale, Proceedings of the Helminthological Society of Washington, New England Medical Journal.  Contributor to the 14th Annual Report of the Medical Department of the United Fruit Company, 1926; Medical Report of the Hamilton Rice Seventh Expedition to the Amazon, 1926; Report of the Harvard African Expedition to Liberia and Belgian Congo, 1928; Medical Report for the year 1930, Northern Rhodesia, 1931; The Peninsula of Yucatan, 1933; Onchocerciasis, with Special Reference to the Central American Form of the Disease, 1934.

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