Don L Jewett
MD degree, UCSF, 1960; D.Phil. Oxford, 1963; PostDoc. Yale, 1964; UCSF Full Time Faculty 1965 to 1991, Physiology and Orthopaedic Surgery. Prof. Emeritus 1991. Research Director, Abratech Corporation, 1991-present. Research publications in a variety of fields:
Auditory Brainstem Response, Mechanism of C-fiber block in Neurosurgical procedure, Bone Potentials in the Jaw due to Orthodontia, MultiLevel Textbooks, Effect of Cost Disease on Medical Education, 3-channel Lissajous Trajectory, Dipole Analysis of Volume Conducted Potentials, Blood-Containing Aerosols in the Operating Room, Effects of Indoor Lighting on development of Myopia, Q-Sequence deconvolution, A-waves at above-fusion stimulus rates.
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