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Department Chairs--The Early Years

Biographical and bibliographical information on the university's department chairs from the historical past.

Elias Amador, MD, Founding Chair, Department of Pathology, 1972-1998

 

 

Dr. Amador graduated from the National Autonomous University of Mexico Faculty of Medicine in 1956. In 1972 he was hired as the founding chair of the Department of Pathology. He remained with Drew for 26 years.

Bibliography


1: Amador E. Shared clinical laboratories. State of the art, configurations, and
clinical and management considerations. Prog Clin Pathol. 1978;7:337-52. Review.
PubMed PMID: 345351.


2: Amador E. Shared clinical laboratories. JAMA. 1976 Sep 6;236(10):1162-5.
PubMed PMID: 988881.


3: Amador E. Health and normality. JAMA. 1975 Jun 2;232(9):953-5. PubMed PMID:
1173637.


4: Walker L, Amador E. A solid state fixed wavelength colorimeter for
continuous-flow analyses. Clin Chim Acta. 1973 Jun 28;46(2):181-6. PubMed PMID:
4745362.


5: Amador E. Automated urinary glucose analyses. Am J Clin Pathol. 1973
May;59(5):735-40. PubMed PMID: 4702692.


6: Amador E. Normal ranges. Prog Clin Pathol. 1973;5:59-83. Review. PubMed PMID:
4592962.


7: Amador E, Neeley WE. Automated serum calcium analyses corrected for dialysis
effects. Am J Clin Pathol. 1972 Dec;58(6):707-17. PubMed PMID: 4629771.


8: Amador E, Cechner RL, Barklow JJ. Continuous-recording flame photometry of
sodium and potassium in serum. Clin Chem. 1972 Jul;18(7):668-71. PubMed PMID:
5037915.


9: Amador E, Urban J. Simplified serum phosphorus analyses by continuous-flow
ultraviolet spectrophotometry. Clin Chem. 1972 Jul;18(7):601-4. PubMed PMID:
5037903.


10: Walker L, Amador E. A linear absorbance converter for continuous-flow
colorimeters. Clin Chem. 1972 Jun;18(6):568-70. PubMed PMID: 5026770.


11: Amador E, Urban J. Transphosphorylation by human alkaline phosphatases. Am J
Clin Pathol. 1972 Feb;57(2):167-72. PubMed PMID: 5009789.


12: Amador E. Polyethylene coils for continuous-flow analyzers. Clin Chem. 1972
Feb;18(2):164. PubMed PMID: 5008525.


13: Amador E, Salvatore C. Serum glutamic oxalacetic transaminase activity:
revised manual and automated methods using diazonium dyes. Am J Clin Pathol. 1971
Jun;55(6):686-97. PubMed PMID: 5572077.


14: Amador E, Salvatore AC. Serum glutamic oxalacetic transaminase activity:
revised manual and automated methods using diazonnium dyes. Am J Clin Pathol.
1971 Jun;55(6):686-97. PubMed PMID: 5567018.


15: Amador E. Enzymes in the diagnosis of prostatic disease. Postgrad Med. 1970
Apr;47(4):51-5. PubMed PMID: 5446525.


16: Amador E. Enzymes in the diagnosis of kidney disease. Postgrad Med. 1970
Mar;47(3):59-61. PubMed PMID: 5418284.


17: Babson AL, Amador E, Price JW, Marshall G. Serum acid alpha-naphthyl
phosphatase activity. Am J Clin Pathol. 1970 Feb;53(2):291-2. PubMed PMID:
5415919.


18: Dobrow DA, Amador E. The accuracy of commercial enzyme reference sera. Am J
Clin Pathol. 1970 Jan;53(1):60-7. PubMed PMID: 5410039.


19: Amador E, Hsi BP. Indirect methods for estimating the normal range. Am J Clin
Pathol. 1969 Nov;52(5):538-46. PubMed PMID: 5347066.


20: Marshall G, Amador E. Diagnostic usefulness of serum acid
beta-glycerophosphatase activities in prostatic disease. Am J Clin Pathol. 1969
May;51(5):551-4. PubMed PMID: 5779401.


21: Amador E, Price JW, Marshall G. Serum acid alpha-naphthyl phosphatase
activity. Am J Clin Pathol. 1969 Feb;51(2):202-6. PubMed PMID: 5766474.


22: Amador E, Li TK, Crane C. Ligation of inferior vena cava for thromboembolism.
Clinical and autopsy correlations in 119 cases. JAMA. 1968 Nov 18;206(8):1758-60.
PubMed PMID: 5754825.


23: Amador E, Hsi BP, Massod MF. An evaluation of the "average of normals" and
related methods of quality control. Am J Clin Pathol. 1968 Sep;50(3):369-78.
PubMed PMID: 5676336.


24: Amador E. Quality control by the reference sample method. Error detection as
a function of the variability of the control data. Am J Clin Pathol. 1968
Sep;50(3):360-8. PubMed PMID: 5676335.


25: Franey RJ, Amador E. Serum cholesterol measurement based on ethanol
extraction and ferric chloride-sulfuric acid. Clin Chim Acta. 1968
Aug;21(2):255-63. PubMed PMID: 4875434.


26: Amador E, Potchen EJ. Serum lactate dehydrogenase and pulmonary embolism. Ann
Intern Med. 1967 Jun;66(6):1293-5. PubMed PMID: 6027951.


27: Amador E, Massod MF, Franey RJ. Reliability of glutamic-oxalacetic
transaminase methods. Am J Clin Pathol. 1967 Apr;47(4):419-28. PubMed PMID:
6021544.


28: Amador E, Massod MF, Franey RJ. Characterization of the normal serum
glutamic-oxalacetic transaminase activity of healthy adults. Am J Clin Pathol.
1967 Jan;47(1):3-8. PubMed PMID: 6016171.


29: Amador E, Potchen EJ. Serum lactic dehydrogenase activity and radioactive
lung scanning in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism. Ann Intern Med. 1966
Dec;65(6):1247-55. PubMed PMID: 5928484.


30: Amador EJ, Wheeler H. Effect of leaching on victorin-induced respiration of
oat tissue. Phytopathology. 1966 Oct;56(10):1196-200. PubMed PMID: 5950123.


31: Amador E, Franey RJ, Massod MF. Serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase
activity: diagnostic accuracy of the revised spectrophotometric and the
dinitrophenylhydrazine methods. Clin Chem. 1966 Aug;12(8):475-81. PubMed PMID:
5917855.


32: Amador E. Adrenal hemorrhage during anticoagulant therapy. A clinical and
pathological study of ten cases. Ann Intern Med. 1965 Oct;63(4):559-71. PubMed
PMID: 5838324.


33: AMADOR E, DORFMAN LE, WACKER WE. URINARY ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE AND LDH
ACTIVITIES IN THE DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS OF RENAL DISEASE. Ann Intern Med. 1965
Jan;62:30-40. PubMed PMID: 14258348.


34: Amador E, Wacker WE. Enzymatic methods used for diagnosis. Methods Biochem
Anal. 1965;13:265-356. Review. PubMed PMID: 5324938.


35: WACKER WE, DORFMAN LE, AMADOR E. URINARY LACTIC DEHYDROGENASE ACTIVITY. IV.
SCREENING TEST FOR DETECTION OF RENAL DISEASE DISSOCIATED AND IN ASSOCIATION WITH
ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION. JAMA. 1964 May 18;188:671-6. PubMed PMID: 14121290.


36: AMADOR E, THROWER WB, DAMMIN GJ. DYNAMICS OF NORMAL AND DISEASED CARDIAC
VALVES. Am Heart J. 1963 Dec;66:777-85. PubMed PMID: 14086412.


37: AMADOR E, ZIMMERMAN S, WACKER WE. URINARY ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE ACTIVITY. II.
AN ANALYTICAL VALIDATION OF THE ASSAY METHOD. JAMA. 1963 Sep 21;185:953-7. PubMed
PMID: 14044229.


38: AMADOR E, ZIMMERMAN TS, WACKER WE. FDA REPORT ON ENOVID. AD HOC ADVISORY
COMMITTEE FOR THE EVALUATION OF A POSSIBLE ETIOLOGIC RELATION WITH THROMBOEMBOLIC
CONDITIONS. JAMA. 1963 Sep 7;185:776. PubMed PMID: 14044210.


39: AMADOR E, ZIMMERMAN TS, WACKER WE. URINARY ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE ACTIVITY. I.
ELEVATED URINARY LDH AND ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE ACTIVITIES FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF
RENAL ADENOCARCINOMAS. JAMA. 1963 Sep 7;185:769-75. PubMed PMID: 14044209.


40: AMADOR E, DORFMAN LE, WACKER WE. SERUM LACTIC DEHYDROGENASE ACTIVITY: AN
ANALYTICAL ASSESSMENT OF CURRENT ASSAYS. Clin Chem. 1963 Aug;12:391-9. PubMed
PMID: 14060190.


41: DORFMAN LE, AMADOR E, WACKER WE. URINARY LACTIC DEHYDROGENASE ACTIVITY. II.
ELEVATED ACTIVITIES FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF CARCINOMAS OF THE KIDNEY AND BLADDER.
Biochem Clin. 1963;2:41-55. Review. PubMed PMID: 14095811.


42: AMADOR E, WACKER WE. Serum glutamic-oxaloacetic transaminase activity. A new
modification and an anaytical assessment of current assay technics. Clin Chem.
1962 Aug;8:343-50. PubMed PMID: 13860849.


43: AMADOR E. A simple device for shaking separatory funnels. Tech Bull Regist
Med Technol. 1961 Dec;31:219-20. PubMed PMID: 13860850.


44: WACKER WE, ROSENTHAL M, SNODGRASS PJ, AMADOR E. A triad for the diagnosis of
pulmonary embolism and infarction. JAMA. 1961 Oct 7;178:8-13. PubMed PMID:
14004221.