Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

William C. Reeves: Arbovirologist and Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

Interviewee(s):
Reeves, William C.
Interviewer(s):
Hughes, Sally Smith
Title:
William C. Reeves: Arbovirologist and Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health
Abstract:
Childhood; education, UC Berkeley, PhD (medical entomology), 1943, MPH (epidemiology), 1949; research assistant and associate, Hooper Foundation, UCSF, 1941-1949; UC Berkeley School of Public Health: lecturer, associate professor, professor, 1946-1987, dean, 1967-1971, and head, Program in Epidemiology, Department of Biomedical and Environmental Health Sciences, 1975-1985; field and laboratory research on western equine and St. Louis encephalitis; California mosquito control programs; relations with Karl F. Meyer and William McD. Hammon; collaboration with Center for Disease Control; discussion of global warming and emerging viruses; development of arbovirology; consultant positions with national and international scientific and health organizations; history of and service at UC Berkeley School of Public Health.
Subject area(s):
Science, Technology, and Health
Education, University of California
Interview date(s):
1990 1991
Project:
Education and University of California - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11256140
Rights:
Reeves, William C. "William C. Reeves: Arbovirologist and Professor, UC Berkeley School of Public Health." Interview by Sally Smith Hughes in 1990 and 1991. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1993.