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Wonderful piece in the Iowa City Press-Citizen
Nice article in the Cedar Rapids Gazette
Richard L. DeGowin, MD, FACP, Professor Emeritus, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology, The University of Iowa, lives in Iowa City with his wife, Karen. He graduated from University of Iowa High School and attended The University of Michigan to complete his premedical studies. He received his MD and residency training at The University of Chicago.
After discharge from two years active duty in the US Army Medical Corps, he accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Project Supervisor, Argonne Cancer Research Hospital of The University of Chicago. He returned to Iowa City as Associate Professor of Medicine, Section of Hematology with a joint appointment in the Radiation Research Laboratory and as Attending Physician at The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and at The Veterans Administration Hospital. He was the Founding Director of The University of Iowa Cancer Center. He served as coauthor with his father for the first four editions of DeGowin s Diagnostic Examination, and for the five subsequent editions after his father died in 1980. Now in its tenth edition, it has been in print for 50 years, with translations into German, French, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Portuguese, and Chinese. He received the Laureate Award from the Iowa Chapter of the American College of Physicians, and while attending his 50th Year Medical School Reunion, he received The Distinguished Service Award of The University of Chicago.