Foster, Dan

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Foster, Dan Gender: M
Daniel Willett Foster
born on 4 March 1930 at 07:45 (= 07:45 AM )
Place Marlin, Texas, 31n18, 96w54
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 13°16' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 29°10 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 01°24'


American diabetologist who was the John Denis McGarry, Ph.D. Distinguished Chair in Diabetes and Metabolic Research and Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. He was Chairman of the Department of Internal Medicine for 16 years. He was a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. He was a Master of the American College of Physicians. He was also a former member of the President's Council on Bioethics.

Dr. Foster was Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Investigation from 1972-1977 and was Editor of Diabetes from 1978-1983. He was co-editor (with J.D. Wilson) of the 7th, 8th and 9th editions of the Williams Textbook of Endocrinology and wrote for a number of other textbooks.

Dr. Foster was the host of the nationally televised program, Daniel Foster, MD for four seasons on the Public Broadcasting Service. The weekly program was also shown on the British Broadcasting Corporation.

He died on 25 January 2018 in Dallas.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 87)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Professor of Internal Medicine)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality ("Daniel Foster, MD")
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician (Diabetologist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Medical)