people know you as:
where you lived first year:
Dartmouth person(s) who had a major influence on you, and how:
William Ballard (Regius Professor of Zoology) and N. K. Arnold. They were my profs when I was a teaching assistant in my senior year.
one of your most memorable Dartmouth moments
: I nearly died from exposure as the monitor of a cross-country ski race for Dartmouth Carnival in 1934: temperature –40 degrees.
: Brooklyn and Philadelphia.
where you live now:
what you do for work:
Teach at Dartmouth.
you could talk for hours about:
something you learned yesterday
: My injection fraction (heart) is improving.
favorite spot in your home:
Ejecting lounge chair.
web site you love to go to:
Mine: C. Everett Koop Institute at Dartmouth.
biggest one-eighty of your life:
Cornell instead of Columbia medical school.
trait you love about someone dear to you:
you've been meaning to get to it for years:
Clean up my several desks.
historical figure who fascinates you, and why:
Winston Churchill, because of the way he took the postwar lack of appreciation.
you blow off steam by:
Sitting quietly in a chair.
reading on the bedside table:
High pile of unread books.
tops on tomorrow's to-do list:
message you'd put on a billboard if you could:
The real terrorists are tobacco companies. Projected deaths from tobacco in the 21st century: 1,000,000,000.