Edgar Bernard Johnwick, BS, MD, MPH (1907-1965) was the medical officer in charge of the Public Health Service Hospital at Carville from 1956 to 1965. Under his leadership the hospital developed into a very active research center of training and research in the field of leprosy on a national scale. He developed annual training courses in cooperation with American Leprosy Missions and promoted the concept of rehabilitation in the treatment of leprosy patients.
International Journal of Leprosy, Centennial Festskrift edition, Vol 41, No 2. 1973.
|Carville||Johnwick was medical officer in charge of the Public Health Service Hospital at Carville from 1956-1965.|