Arthur J. Ammann Papers
Collection — Container: xAccession 2015-0044
Scope and Contents
Dr. Arthur Ammann ’58 was a zoology major at Wheaton. He is a pediatric immunologist who has done extensive research in pediatrics and HIV/AIDS in children and who, in 1982, first described two of the three known means of HIV transmission—mothers to infants and through blood transfusions. He also diagnosed the first children with HIV infection. Dr. Ammann is Founder of Global Strategies, a non‐profit organization dedicated to responding to the health needs of disadvantaged women and child by reducing maternal and infant mortality in the poorest regions of the world. The Arthur J. Ammann Papers contain fifteen boxes of manuscripts, media, and memorabilia related to the career of this pioneer AIDS researcher.
- Created: 1952-2014
- Other: Date acquired: 05/20/2015
- Ammann, Arthur J. (Person)
The collection is arranged by series with folder level control.
Method of Acquisition
- Arthur J. Ammann Papers
- Special Collections, Buswell Library Staff
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description