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Ernest M. Daland Papers 1898-1980
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Biographical Note

Ernest Merrill Daland was born in Wakefield, Massachusetts in 1891. He graduated from Brown University and received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1918. Dr. Daland specialized in the study and treatment of cancer. He was the first Chief of Staff at the Pondville Hospital, a position he held from 1927 until 1959. In addition to this position, Dr. Daland taught surgery at Harvard, was a member of the hospital staffs of Massachusetts General and Collis P. Huntington hospitals, and was an active member of the Massachusetts Division of the National Cancer Society. He died in 1981.