Basil A. Pruitt, Jr., MD, and the US Army Institute for Surgical Research: Five decades of science, clinical care, mentorship, and leadership

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Over the past half century, Dr. Basil A. Pruitt, Jr., a great citizen, surgeon, innovator, mentor, and leader, transformed our world through his dogged commitment to science and service to humanity. Dr. Pruitt's contribution lives on in the work of the US Army Institute of Surgical Research and the surgeons, physicians and scientists he shaped and inspired.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)761-764
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 1 2017


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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