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219 Millennium - A Marquis Who’s Who Magazine Upon receiving a medical degree, Dr. Bossen completed an internship and residency at Duke University between 1965 and 1970, simultaneously serving in the U.S. Army Reserve. Achieving the ranks of major and captain while serving in active duty in the U.S. Army, he departed from the military in 1972. From there, he became a professor of pathology at the Duke University Medical Center, holding the position until attaining emeritus status in 2013. He holds a medical license in North Carolina and has been certified by the American Board of Pathology. Among the notable highlights of his career, Dr. Bossen recalls being on the pathology team during the first kidney transplants performed at the Duke University Medical Center to be a crowning achievement. His special interest for 40 years has been skeletal muscle disease. Currently, he is involved in a research study on a glycogen storage disease named Pompe. Involved with the study for the past 15 years, he is also working on a computer-based teaching course of skeletal muscle disease that has been available on the Duke University website since fall 2019. To remain abreast of developments in his field, Dr. Bossen maintains affiliation with the American Medical Association and the North Carolina Medical Society. Born on August 9, 1939 in Jacksonville, Florida, to parents Morris William Bossen and Sarah Bossen, Dr. Bossen is married to Roxana Mack Bossen. He has three daughters – Deborah Lorber, Barbara Bossen and Rebecca McHugh – and five grandchildren. In light of his achievements in the field, he was highlighted in the first edition of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, the first edition of Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and the 57th and 58th editions of Who’s Who in America. Most recently, he was selected for inclusion in the 72 nd edition of Who’s Who in America in 2019. I nterested in the study of the process of disease from an early age, Dr. Edward H. Bossen felt destined to become a physician. He first discovered the discipline while attending medical school at Duke University, where he earned an MD in 1965. Finding the specialty fascinating due to its scientific nature, he decided to specialize in pathology for the remainder of his career. HEALTH AND WELLNESS EDWARD H. BOSSEN, MD PROFESSOR OF PATHOLOGY EMERITUS Duke University Medical Center Durham, NC