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Tulane University's Contributions to Health Sciences research and education: A Guide: Charles M. Nice, Jr. (1919 - 2002)

Distinguished Tulane Medical and Public Health Faculty and Tulane Health Sciences Alumni. Selected highlights on their contributions to medical science.

Dr. Charles Nice, Jr. (Photo)

Charles M. Nice, Jr (1919-2002)

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Charles Monroe Nice, Jr., M.D., Ph.D. (Dec. 21 1919 - Oct. 28, 2002)

Dr. Nice was the first full-time radiologist employed by Tulane University School of Medicine.  Dr. Nice said "I became a medical missionary as I worked to get radiology established in New Orleans."  He also operated the Radiology Department at Charity Hospital.  He first worked in the radiology at the University of Minnesota where obtained a Ph.D. in Radiology in 1956. Dr. Nice worked for 27 years at Tulane, overseeing many changes in radiology, such as the expansion of nuclear medicine, ultrasound, and the development of computerized tomography, and the use of interventional radiology as a diagnostic tool. He published many scientific  articles and a number of medical books. Internationally known academicians currently participate in Tulane's Department of Radiology Charles M. Nice, Jr. Lectureship Fund.  

Dr. Nice also had a passion for music, composing and publishing music; ballads and blues that related to people and places in his life.

See PubMed for a list of Dr. Nice's scientific journal publications.  

Works in the Tulane Libraries: Nice, Charles M. (Charles Monroe), 1919-
              Matas (Historical, Theses):: Acquired Resistance to Roentgen Irradiation in Experimental Lymphoma. Charles Monroe Nice, Jr., Parsons, Kansas.  B.A. '39, M.D. '43, University of Kansas; M.S. '48, University of Colorado.  Major Adviser: Dr. K. W.Stenstrom.  The University of Minnesota, 1956 Commencement: Doctor of Philosophy in Radiology,  Major: Radiology. Minor: Pathology.



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