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Dean Towle Mason, MD

Dean MasonOccupation: Cardiologist
Born: Berkeley, California, September 20, 1932

Education:
Resident, Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital (1958-1961)
Intern, The Johns Hopkins Hospital (1958-1961)
MD, Duke University (1958)
BA in Chemistry, Duke University (1954)

Certifications:
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners; Diplomate, American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases; Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

Career:
Honorary Medical Staff, St. Mary’s Medical Center (2000-Present)
Physician-in-Chief, St. Mary’s Medical Center (1983-2000)
Chairman, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, St. Mary’s Medical Center (1986-1999)
Director, Cardiac Center, Cedars Medical Center (1982-1983)
Professor, Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center (1968-1982)
Professor, Physiology, UC Davis Medical Center (1968-1982)
Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center (1968-1982)
Assistant Section Director, Cardiovascular Diagnosis, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (1963-1968)
Attending Physician, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (1963-1968)
Senior Investigator, Cardiology Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (1963-1968)
Senior Assistant Surgeon, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (1961-1968)
Clinical Associate, Cardiology Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (1961-1963)

Career Related:
Honorary Professor, Medicine, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China (1987); Co-Chairman, Cardiovascular-Renal Drugs, United States Pharmacopeia Committee Revision, Beijing, China (1970-1975); Resident, Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital (1960-1961); Resident, Medicine, Duke University Medical Center (1959-1960); Intern, Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital (1958-1959); Medical Research Review Board, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD; Member, Life Sciences Committee, National Aeronautics and Space Administration; Field Consultant; Visiting Professor, Universities

Creative Works:
Editor-in-Chief, “American Heart Journal,” Elsevier, Inc. (1980-1996); Contributor, Chapters, Books; Contributor, Articles, Professional Journals

Achievements:
The meritorious thing for Mr. Dean was original thinking and taking the existing facts being able to explore them into things that had been unknown before. This was very profitable for other people’s well being. Discovery of truths and medicine have always been very helpful to everyone. He loves the original thinking part of it. Personal achievements were, for Mr. Dean, the fact that these things were helpful to society in general and not just himself.

Awards:
Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, University of California, Davis, CA (2008); Recipient, Norman Vincent Peale Healing Power of Prayer Award (2005); Recipient, Newton Kugelmass Children’s Cardiology Crusader Award (2004); Recipient, Paul Dudley White Award for Distinguished Service in Cardiovascular Medicine (2004); Recipient, Will Durant Philosopher-Physician Award (2004); Recipient, Ernest Hemingway Award for Major Contributions to Medical Literature (2003); Recipient, John Wayne Pioneer of America Award (2003); Recipient, Albert Einstein Science Research Award (2003); Recipient, Jonas Salk Award for Medical Research (2003); Recipient, Albert Schweitzer World Humanitarian of Wisdom Award (2002); Recipient, Cardiologist of the Century Wisdom Award (2001); Honoree, Dean Towle Mason, M.D. Medal of Wisdom Award (2001); Honoree, Dean Towle Mason Eminent Physician of Wisdom Award (1998); Blessed Lord’s Prayer Award (1998); Recipient, Eternal Jesus Christ Award (1998); Recipient, Dwight D. Eisenhower Admirable American of Achievement Award (1998); Recipient, Arm and Hammer Creative Genius Award (1998); Recipient, Medal of Honor, The International Churchill Society (1998); Recipient, Award of Honor, Wisdom Society, The Wisdom Page (1997); Recipient, Distinguished Alumnus Award, School of Medicine, Duke University (1979); Honoree, Symbol of Excellence, Texas Heart Institute (1979); Recipient, Theodore and Susan B. Cummings Humanitarian Award, American College of Cardiology Foundation (1978, 1975, 1973, 1972); Recipient, Faculty Research Award, University of California, Davis, CA (1978); Recipient, Skylab Achievement Award, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1974); Recipient, Experimental Therapeutics Award, The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (1973); Recipient, Research Award, American Therapeutic Society (1965); Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award; Honoree, Marquis Who’s Who Top Professional; Recipient, Marquis Who’s Who Humanitarian Award

Memberships:
President, American College of Cardiology Foundation (1977-1978); Fellow, American College of Physicians; Fellow, American Heart Association, Inc.; Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians; Fellow, Royal Society of Medicine; Member, American Society for Clinical Investigation; Member, The American Physiological Society; Member, The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics; Member, American Federation for Medical Research; Member, The New York Academy of Sciences; Member, Association of University Cardiologists; Member, American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Member, Western Association of Physicians; Member, American Association of University Professors; President Emeritus, Western Society for Clinical Research; Member, El Macero Country Club; Member, The Phi Beta Kappa Society; Member, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Political Affiliation:
Republican

Religion:
Methodist

Family:
Son of Ira Jenckes Mason & Florence Mabel (Towle) Mason
Married: Maureen O’Brien (6/22/1957)
Children: Kathleen; Alison
Grandchildren: Caitlin; Mason; Amanda; Ashlin

Biography Source(s):
Who’s Who in Finance and Business – 2009-2010, 37th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in Finance and Business – 2008-2009, 36th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in Finance and Business – 2006-2007, 35th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who In Finance and Business – 2004-2005, 34th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who In Finance and Industry – 2002-2003, 33rd Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who In Finance and Industry – 2001-2002, 32nd Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2019, 72nd Edition (pub. 2019)
Who’s Who in America – 2018, 71st Edition (pub. 2018)
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in America – 2000, 54th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in America – 1999, 53rd Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in America – 1998, 52nd Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in America – 1997, 51st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in America – 1996, 50th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in America – 1995, 49th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in America – 1994, 48th Edition (pub. 1993)
Who’s Who in America – 1992-1993, 47th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in America – 1990-1991, 46th Edition (pub. 1990)
Who’s Who in America – 1989-1990, 45th Edition (pub. 1988)
Who’s Who in America – 1987-1988, 44th Edition (pub. 1986)
Who’s Who in America: Student Version – 1992, 2nd Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in America: Student Version – 1989, 1st Edition (pub. 1989)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2011-2012, 8th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2009-2010, 7th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2006-2007, 6th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2004-2005, 5th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2002-2003, 4th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 2000-2001, 3rd Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare – 1997-1998, 1st Edition (pub. 1996)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2011-2012, 11th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2008-2009, 10th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2006-2007, 9th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2005-2006, 8th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2003-2004, 7th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2002-2003, 6th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 2000-2001, 5th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in Science and Engineering – 1994-1995, 2nd Edition (pub. 1993)
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Who’s Who in the West – 2015, 42nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the West – 2014, 41st Edition (pub. 2013)
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Who’s Who in the West – 2010, 37th Edition (pub. 2009)
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Who’s Who in the West – 2004, 31st Edition (pub. 2003)
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Who’s Who in the West – 2002, 29th Edition (pub. 2001)
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Who’s Who in the West – 2000-2001, 27th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in the West – 1998-1999, 26th Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in the West – 1996-1997, 25th Edition (pub. 1995)
Who’s Who in the West – 1994-1995, 24th Edition (pub. 1993)
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