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Classroom Profile

David F. Bohr
The Michigan Alumnus 330

David F. Bohr, '42m, '33-'38, who 
taught at the University during 1937-
38, became a member of the faculty of the
 Department of Physiology in 1948, and 
has been a full Professor since last July.
 His research interests have included the 
basic aspects of both physiology and phar
macology, as well as clinical studies of
 abnormal physiology and of the effects of 
various pharmacologic agents. He has re
cently been concerned primarily with re
search of hypertension, and has carried
 out studies for the Atomic Energy Com
mission on problems of shielding the body 
from irradiation. Dr. Bohr, a former Army 
officer, is President of his Medical Class. 
 He is a son of the late Frank Bohr, '07,
 and is married to the former Kathleen
 Schleede, '40-'42. His sister, Elizabeth
 Bohr Fager, is also a Michigan alumna,
 class of '36. Dr. and Mrs. Bohr have three
 children—Nicky, Barby and Louise.