Myths and Realities in International Health Planning
Health Problems and Programs in North Vietnam and Laos
Nevin S. Scrimshaw
March 22, and April 12, 1973
Nevin S. Scrimshaw, who founded MIT's Department of Nutrition and Food Science, was also the first James R. Killian professor. Dr. Scrimshaw, holds a Ph.D. in physiology from Harvard, an M.D. from the University of Rochester and later an M.P.H. from Harvard, began teaching at MIT in 1961 and founded the Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Course 20, at the time. He continued at MIT until his retirement in 1988.