James Wyngaarden

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James Barnes Wyngaarden (born October 19, 1924) is a U.S. physician, researcher and academic administrator.[1] He is a co-editor of one of the leading internal medicine texts, and served as director of National Institutes of Health between 1982 and 1989. Has four daughters and one son.[2]

Wyngaarden is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.[3]


  1. ^ Harvey, abner McGehee (1978). The Interurban Clinical Club (1905-1976): a record of achievement in clinical science. Interurban Clinical Club,. 
  2. ^ "Biographical Sketches of the Directors of the National Institutes of Health". Archived from the original on 2007-05-26. Retrieved 2007-02-21. 
  3. ^ "The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences: James B. Wyngaarden". Retrieved 2009-05-01. [dead link]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Donald Fredrickson
Director of National Institutes of Health
1982 – 1989
Succeeded by
Bernadine Healy