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Wirth, James B., M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Main Office Address

New York - Presbyterian Hospital
525 East 68th Street, Box 140
New York, NY 10021

Phone: 212-746-3738
Fax: 212-746-6168

E-mail: jaw9008@med.cornell.edu


Education and Government Service

1963

A.B.

Cornell University

1967

M.D.

Cornell University Medical College

1975

Ph.D.

Cambridge University

1967-1968

Medical Internship

Cornell U. Medical College Rotating Internship

1968-1969

Neurology Residency

Cleveland Metropolitan General Hospital

 1975-1977

Psychiatry Residency

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

1971-1973

Laboratory Research in Ingestive Behavior Fellowship

Inst. of Neurological Sciences, Univ. Pennsylvania

1969-1971

Military Service

United States Air Force


Professional Interests

Affective Disorders, Eating Disorders, Patient Databases, Residency Education, Quality of Care


Selected Publications

Wirth, J.B., & Fitzsimons, J.T. (1975). The failure of peripheral renin-angiotensin activation to induce sodium appetite. Journal of Physiology (Lond.), 251, 31-33. 

Wirth, J.B., & Epstein, A.N. (1976). Ontogeny of thirst in the infant rat. American Journal of Physiology, 230, 188-198. 

McHugh, P.R., Moran, T.H., & Wirth, J.B. (1982). Post-pyloric regulation of gastric emptying in rhesus monkeys. American Journal of Physiology, 243, R408-R415.  

Wirth, J.B., & Folstein, M.F. (1982). Thirst and weight gain during maintenance hemodialysis. Psychosomatics, 23, 1125-1134. 

Wirth, J.B., & McHugh, P.R. (1983). Gastric distention and short-term satiety in the rhesus monkey. American Journal of Physiology, 245, R174-R180.

 

 
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