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Stanhope Bayne-Jones Professorship in Medicine

Bayne-JonesStanhopeSTANHOPE BAYNE-JONES, Med 1914, and his wife, NANNIE S. BAYNE-JONES, were longtime supporters of the medical school. They met when Dr. Bayne-Jones was associate professor of bacteriology at Hopkins and she, a Baltimore native, was an X-ray technician at the hospital. After teaching at Hopkins for nine years, Dr. Bayne-Jones became dean of the Yale University Medical School. He rose to the rank of brigadier general in the U.S. Army Medical Corps and was one of the most decorated officers in the U.S. Army Reserve in World War I and World War II. Dr. Bayne-Jones was one of 10 members of the U.S. Surgeon General’s Advisory Committee on Smoking and Health which issued the 1964 landmark report that linked smoking to cancer.