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Count Gibson, M.D. (1921-2002)

Count Gibson, M.D. (1921-2002)

 Dr. Gibson was "a leader in the movement to provide medical care and social services to low-income people and a founder of the country's first community health centers." [1]  While at Tufts, "Dr. Count D. Gibson was a dedicated teacher and student mentor....[He] also reinvigorated the medical school's home care programs and helped develop the Tufts Comprehensive Community Health Action Program." [2]


Learn more about Dr. Count Gibson in Century of Excellence.


[1] Anahad O'Connor.  Count D. Gibson, 81, Leader In Bringing Medicine to Poor. The New York Times. August 9, 2002. Available at: Access: March 13, 2014.

[2]  Henry H. Banks. Century of Excellence: The History of Tufts University School of Medicine, 1893-1993. Boston: Tufts University, 1993: 90-1.

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