Hans Selye is
internationally acknowledged as "the father of the stress field"
and, as such, a Canadian resource to the world. Since publishing
the first scientific paper to identify and define "stress"
in 1936, Dr. Selye wrote more than 1700 scholarly papers and 39
books on the subject. At the time of his death in late 1982, his
work had been cited in more than 362,000 scientific papers, and
in countless popular magazine stories, in most major languages and
in all countries worldwide. He is still by far the world's most
frequently cited author on stress topics.
Dr. Selye held
three earned doctorates (M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc.) plus 43 honourary doctorates.
He was an elected member of several dozen of the world's most recognized
medical and scientific associations.
Dr. Selye gained
enduring international respect not only for his scientific innovations,
but equally for his commitment