Clarence V. Hodges, MD
1914 - 2001
Clarence Hodges, MD grew up in Lead, South Dakota. Upon completing his undergraduate studies from Iowa State University in 1936 he attended medical school at the University of Chicago and graduated in 1940. While a medical student at the University of Chicago, he worked with Nobel laureate Charles Huggins and was co-author on the landmark paper, "Studies on Prostate Center: The Effect of Castration, of Estrogen and of Androgen Injection on Serum Phosphatases on Adenocarcinoma of the Prostate," which appeared in the first volume of Cancer Research in 1941.
After completing his internship at the University of Chicago in 1942, Dr. Hodges became a flight surgeon in the US Army. He served from 1942 to 1945 flying with bomber crews on missions over Europe. Dr. Hodges completed three years of urology residency between 1945 and 1948. He began his residency at the University of Chicago,