International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

  • International Leprosy Association -
    History of Leprosy


    Dr Frederick Andrew Johansen

    Status Physician, Medical Researcher
    Country USA


    Frederick Andrew Johansen, M.D., F.A.C.P. (1889- ) entered the Public Health Service in 1924 as clinical director of the USPHS Hospital at Carville and later as medical officer in charge, until his retirement in 1953. He was a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the Medical Advisory Board of the Leonard Wood Memorial. He was associated with Dr Guy Henry Faget's work on the use of sulfones and studied the therapeutic value of these drugs. He authored and coauthored numerous articles on leprosy during his years at Carville.

    International Journal of Leprosy, Centennial Festskrift edition, Vol 41, No 2. 1973.

    Research Institute(s) associated with:
    Leonard Wood Memorial, Cebu, Philippines

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