Barry R. Bloom, Ph.D.

Barry R. Bloom

 Brief Bio

Barry R. Bloom is a Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor and the Joan L. and Julius H. Jacobson Professor of Public Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He was the sixty-ninth president of the American Association of Immunologists from 1985 to 1986 and served on the AAI Council from 1980 to 1985. Dr. Bloom was elected a Distinguished Fellow of AAI in 2019.

 Oral History - Full Interview


Interview Date: Friday, May 10, 2019
Location: San Diego, CA

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 Oral History - Transcript

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 AAI Service History

Joined: 1967
President: 1985–1986
Vice President: 1984–1985
Councillor: 1980–1984

The Journal of Immunology
Associate Editor: 1969–1971
Editorial Board: 1972–1974
Education Committee: 1974–1975
Awards Committee: 1987–1990
Nominating Committee: 1997–1998

Other Service
AAI Representative to FASEB Public Affairs Committee: 1980–1981
AAI Representative to Eli Lilly Committee to American Society for Microbiology: 1982–1985, 1992–1998
AAI Representative to IUIS General Assembly: 1983–1987
AAI Representative to FASEB Board: 1984–1987
AAI Representative to FASEB Executive Committee: 1984–1987
AAI Representative to National Coalition on Immune System Disorders: 1986–1988

 President's Address

"Learning from Leprosy: A Perspective on Immunology and the Third World," Delivered April 15, 1986

The Journal of Immunology 137, no. 1 (1986): i–x.

 Awards and Honors

 Institutional/Biographical Links

  • Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health profile

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