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Former NCI Visiting Scientist James Is Mourned

Dr. A. Everette James Jr.
Dr. A. Everette James Jr.

Dr. A. Everette James Jr., 78, a former visiting scientist at the National Cancer Institute (1991-1992), passed away on Mar. 14 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. 

He received his undergraduate degree with honors at the University of North Carolina and graduated with honors from Duke University Medical School. He did postdoctoral work at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School. 

James began his professional career as director of Radiological Research Laboratories at Johns Hopkins Medical School. In 1975, he was appointed chair and professor of radiological sciences at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He founded the Vanderbilt Center for Medical Imaging Research.   

Survivors include wife Nancy J. Farmer of Chapel Hill, son Everette III of Pittsburgh and daughter Jeannette James Whitson of Nashville.  

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