North Central College - Naperville, IL

Lincoln V. Domm

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Outstanding Alumni Award Winner 1971

Lincoln Domm was appointed chairman of the anatomy department at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine in 1952 and held that position until 1967, when he became professor emeritus. Domm authored and co-authored 160 research articles, principally on endocrines and the physiology of reproduction. He was concerned with the effects of the sex hormones estrogen and androgen, particularly on chickens. Domm was a pioneer in the study of steroids. He received his Ph.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Chicago in 1926. In 1979, North Central granted him an honorary doctorate.