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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

C. Everett Koop Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 489
Abstract

Dr. C. Everett Koop was appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Public Health Service (PHS) in February 1981, and sworn in as Surgeon General on November 17, 1981. The collection documents Koop's career as a leading pediatric surgeon during the 1950s-1970s, his activities as Surgeon General from 1981-1989 and the many public health issues with which he was concerned, and some of his post-Surgeon General's career as a health advocate.

Dates: 1933-2011

Werner and Gertrude Henle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS C 491
Abstract Werner Henle, the son of a surgeon and grandson of anatomist-histologist Jacob Henle, was born in Dortmund, Germany. He attended the University of Munich from 1929-1930 and transferred to the University of Heidelberg in 1930 where he finished the course work needed for medical degree in 1934. Gertrude Szpingier was born in Mannheim, Germany and received her medical degree from the University of Heidelberg in 1936. The Henles are the most well known, however, for their research on...
Dates: 1955-1987

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Burkitt Lymphoma 1
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