Henry Blackburn was born in Miami, Florida, on March 22, 1925. Educated at the University of Miami and Tulane University School of Medicine, he was then trained at the University of Minnesota. He established clinics for Methodist missions in Cuba in 1949. He joined the faculty of the Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene at Minnesota in 1956 and conducted field surveys of the Seven Countries Study through 1972. That year he became Director of the Laboratory upon Ancel Keys’s retirement, and in 1983 became chairman of the Division of Epidemiology.

Document by: Rossella Galletti, MedEatResearch-Centro di Ricerche Sociali sulla Dieta Mediterranea, diretto da Marino Niola, intervista di Elisabetta Moro e Rossella Galletti, sottotitoli a cura di Rossella Galletti
Video by: riprese di Rossella Galletti, montaggio di Davide Mancini
Created: 11-05-2015
Henry Blackburn

Henry Blackburn

Date of birth: 22-03-1925
City: Miami
School: University
Profession: Teacher/Professor
Languages: Inglese (americano)

Video table of contents

- 00:21 A life for the research
- 04:22 Heart Attack Prevention
- 05:26 Seven Countries Study
- 07:56 Childood in Florida
- 09:51 Happiness by research
- 11:05 Not only cells
- 15:45 Mediterranean Diet
- 22:10 Working with Ancel Keys? An adventure
- 25:00 Mediterranean styles
- 28:00 The diet of an expert in nutrition
- 31:00 American styles
- 33:00 Is the Mediterranean Diet bad?
- 35:00 Public Health
- 37:00 Ancel Keys and Cilento memories
- 47:30 Inheritance "emotions"

Geographic information

Country: US
City: Minnesota
Altitude: 264m s.l.m.

Links and attachements
References

Bibliografia:
- Blackburn, H. and D. Labarthe. Stories From the Evolution of Guidelines for Causal Inference in Epidemiologic Associations: 1953-1965. Am J Epidemiol. 2012; 176 (12):1071-1077 Normal 0 14 false false false IT JA X-NONE

- Keys, A., Honorary Editor (1994). Lessons for Science from the Seven Countries Study. A 35-Year Collaborative Experience in Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology. Tokyo: Springer Verlag.

- Keys, A. (1995). The Mediterranean Diet and Public Health: personal reflections. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition,61 (suppl.), 1321S-3S.

- Keys, A. (1999). Adventures of a Medical Scientist. Sixty Years of Research in Thirteen Countries. Minneapolis: Crown Printing Inc.

 - Keys, A. & M. (1959).  Eat Well and Stay Well. Garden City, New York: Doubleday.

- Keys, A., & Haney, M. (1967). The Benevolent Bean. Garden City, New York: Doubleday.

- Moro, E. (2014). La dieta mediterranea. Mito e storia di uno stile di vita. Bologna: Il Mulino.

Normal 0 14 false false false IT JA X-NONE - Niola, M. (2015). Homo dieteticus. Viaggio nelle tribù alimentary. Bologna: Il Mulino

Sitografia:
- Heart Attack Prevention: http://www.epi.umn.edu/cvdepi/