Stanhope Bayne-Jones

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Stanhope Bayne-Jones was a physician, an American bacteriologist, a United States Army medical officer, and a medical historian.

Stanhope Bayne-Jones

As a member of the United States Surgeon General's Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health, he had a significant role in the 1964 report linking smoking to cancer.[1]

He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, on November 6, 1888, and died on February 10, 1970, in Washington, DC.[2] Bayne-Jones was the subject of a biography in 1992.[3]

Bayne-Jones Community Hospital at the US Army's Fort Polk is named in his honor, as is a professorship at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.[1]

His papers were donated to the National Library of Medicine in the late 1960s.[4]


  1. ^ a b The Stanhope Bayne-Jones Collection, Repository Guide to the Personal Papers Collections of Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, accessed January 13, 2013.
  2. ^ M.C. Leikind, Bull N Y Acad Med. 1972 April; 48(3): 584–595.
  3. ^ "War and Healing: Stanhope Bayne-Jones and the Maturing of American Medicine", Albert E. Cowdrey, LSU Press, 1992, ISBN 080711717X.
  4. ^ "Stanhope Bayne-Jones Papers 1852-1969". National Library of Medicine. 

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