The papers contain photocopies of manuscripts and publications from the 1990's and from 1935, authored by Swank. Includes one book.
Roy Laver Swank, born 1909 March 5 in Camas, Washington, received a BS at the University of Washington in 1930 and an MD and Ph.D. in 1935 from Northwestern University in Chicago. He founded the Swank Multiple Sclerosis Clinic in Beaverton, Oregon in 1993 and organized Pioneer Filters, also in Beaverton, in 1973-1974. Swank served in the US Army Medical Corps from 1942 to 1945. He taught at Harvard from 1945 to 1948, and McGill University from 1948 to 1954, and was professor and head of the Neurology Division at the University of Oregon Medical School from 1954 to 1976. Swank has published six books and 170 articles in his field and received various honors.
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Roy L. Swank Papers, Accession Number 1998-009, Oregon Health & Science University Historical Collections & Archives
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