20 Area Citizens Named to This Year's 'Who's Who in America'
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20 Area Citizens Named to This Year's 'Who's Who in America' Twenty area citizens have been named to this year's "Who's Who in America." Shreveport residents who are on the list are Louis Andrew Breffeilh, Van Cliburn, Edwin Earle Dilworth. Ronald Baylis. George. Billy Earl Harrell, Richard. Melvin Jamison, Emil Kotcher, Joseph. Alexander-Lit-tle, John Clifton McDonald, Helmut Max Redetzki, Adrian Faragher Reed, Donald A r t h u r Webb and Jim Wilhite. Named from Bossier City was Vince Bartimo. Breffeilh is a professor of ophthalmology at LSU School of Medicine. He lias been a senior con-sultant with the United States Air Force and Veterans Administration Medical Center since 1950. He has been president of Breffeilh and Tex-ada Medical Foundation from 1971 to the present. Cliburn is a concert pianist and classical music composer. He has appeared with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Philharmonic Or-chestra. He also has appeared at Carnegie Hall and made his debut in 1947 with the Houston Symphony Orchestra. Dilworth has been a clinical pro-fessor at LSU School of Medicine from 1967 to the present. He is a member of the Central Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Southeastern Association of Ob-stetrics and Gynecology. George has; been a professor of medicine at LSU Medical Center since 1974 and head of the depart-ment of medicine since 1978. He also is the chief of medical service at the VA Medical Center. Harrell has been a utility, explora-tion and chemical executive for Arkla Gas Co. since 1947. He was president of the United Fund Board in 1971 and is a member of the American Gas Association, Mid-Con-tinent Oil and the Gas Association. Jamison has been a virologist at LSU Medical Center since 1970. He has been a professor of microbiology and immunology for two years and is a former vice president of the Shreveport Civic Opera Association. Kotcher is a microbiologist and head of the department of micro-biology and immunology at LSU School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, the American Society of Microbiology and the American Society of Parasitology. Little has been a pediatrician in Shreveport since 1970. He is pro-fessor and head of the department of pediatrics at LSU Medical Center School. He is a member of the Ameri-can Pediatric Society and the Ameri-can Heart Association. McDonald is a surgeon-in-chief at LSU Medical Center. He is a consul-tant for North West Louisiana Emer-gency Medical Services and is chair-man of the department of surgery at LSU School of Medicine. He was the 1977 receipient of the Owl Club award for outstanding teaching at Tulane University. Redetzki is a professor and head of the department of pharmacology and therapeutics at LSU Medical Center. He has been director at the LSU Poison Control Center from 1977 to the present. He is a consultant for the clinical pharmacology department at VA Medical Center and the Food and Drug Administration. Reed is an anatomist and physi-cian. He has been a professor emer-itus at LSUS from 1977 to the present. He is a former professor and head of the department of anatomy at LSUS. Webb is president of Centenary College and a member of the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce. He was a director for C and C from 1978-79. He is the author of several plays. Wilhite has been an executive with Arkla Gas Co. since 1963. He has been an executive vice president in charge of employee and industrial relations there since 1973. He is a member of the board of directors at the Central YMCA and is a member of Mid-continent Oil and Gas, the Shreveport Chamber of Commerce — where he is a director — and the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry. Vincent Bartimo of Bossier City also has been named to Who's Who. He is president and general manager of Louisiana Downs. He also is presi-dent and chairman of the board for the Pittsburg Penguins of the Na-tional Hockey League. Rene Joseph Bienvenu of Natchi-toches has been named to the 1980 Who's Who. He has been president of Northwestern State University and director of the Natchitoches Chamber of Commerce since 1978. He is a member of the American Society of Microbiology, the Louisi-ana Council of Deans and the As-sociation of Practitioners in Infec-tion Control. Four Ruston residents have been named to the list. They are Hal Barker, John Louis Murad, Bob R. Owens and Paul Pennington. Joseph Benjamin Johnson of Grambling also has been named to the 1980 list. He has been president of Grambling State University since 1977.
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Louisiana State University School of Medicine (Shreveport, La.)
Louisiana State University Medical Center (Shreveport, La.)
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20 Area Citizens Named to This Year's 'Who's Who in America'for