Philip Handler

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  • Philip Handler was a professor (1939-1984) and chair (1949-1969) of the Department of Biochemistry at Duke University. Handler was a recipient of the National Medal of Science in 1981. He served as president of the National Academy of Sciences from 1969 to 1981 and as chair of the National Research Council from 1969 to 1981. During the late 1960s, Handler played a key role in the creation of the Institute of Medicine.
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  • per00025
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