Title: Pediatrician, Medical Educator
Company: University of California, San Diego
Location: San Diego, California, United States
Huston Kellogg, Pediatrician and Medical Educator at the University of California, San Diego, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in pediatric education and healthcare.
Since 1969, Dr. Kellogg has educated generations of future medical professionals. In addition to teaching medicine, he worked for many years at a private pediatric practice, seeing hundreds of patients from 1962 to 1995. In addition, he has previously served as the Chief of the Pediatrics and Infectious Disease department at the San Diego County Hospital. Since 2005, Dr. Kellogg has been active on the Board of Governors for the Home of Guiding Hands, an organization that provides services to more than 2,500 people with developmental disabilities such as autism, epilepsy.
Dr. Kellogg was inspired to go into the field of medicine due to his own experiences with receiving healthcare. At 13 years old, he injured his arm and had to have it stitched up. This experience facilitated an interest, and he chose to pursue medicine in order to help others in the manner in which he was helped. He followed through with this desire by earning a Bachelor of Science from Yale University in 1945 and an MD at Washington University in 1947. He continued his medical education as an intern at St. Luke’s Hospital and a residency in pediatrics at St. Joseph’s Infirmary. In addition, he completed a residency in pediatrics at St. Louis University in 1950.
A respected voice in the field, Dr. Kellogg has served on the board of directors of the Foundation for Development Disabilities, and he was involved with the Foundation for Retired Physicians Society, Poets Rodeo, Marine Corps Tankers Association, the Navy League, Grossmont Hospital Foundation, the San Diego Medical Society, the Association of Military Surgeons of the United States, Shriners International, the United States Naval Reserve Association and the Rotary Club.
Dr. Kellogg is most proud of his accomplishments in helping mentally challenged individuals. He is known for starting the first pediatric residency in the county. In addition, he is proud of his work as a contributor to numerous articles, professional journals and scientific papers. In recognition of his contributions, Dr. Kellogg has been featured in a number of editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World, Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who’s Who in Science and Engineering.
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