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Brough, respiratory disease pioneer.

Former APHA Executive Board and Governing Council member Franklin Keith Brough, PhD, MPH, MS, died May 24 at his home in Salt Lake City. He was 84.

A veteran of World War II, Brough served with the U.S. Army in China, Burma and India.

Brough served as executive director of the Utah Lung Association from 1958 to 1988 and worked to eradicate tuberculosis from Navajo populations in the western United States. He also oversaw the development of self-care training techniques for patients with chronic lung disease, including children with asthma.

Brough also served as an advisor for the United Mine Workers of America's black lung program.

A past president of the Utah Public Health Association, he also served on APHA's Executive Board from 1968-1975 and was a member of APHA's Governing Council from In memoriam 1963-1975.

In 1967, Brough was the recipient of an APHA Sippy Award for his service to western public health. In 1975, he received the Utah Public Health Association's Beatty Award. The American Lung Association presented Brough with a Distinguished Professional Award in 1987.
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Title Annotation:Franklin Keith Brough
Publication:The Nation's Health
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Date:Aug 1, 2007
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