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Reminiscences of Ralph O. Wallerstein, 1990

Creator: Wallerstein, Ralph O. 1922-2009
Project: Hematology project.
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Phys. Desc. :sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Physician, medical researcher

Scope and Contents

Childhood in Germany, San Francisco; M.D., University of California at Berkeley, 1945; interest in morphology and microscopy; extended association with San Francisco General Hospital; fellowship, Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, Boston City Hospital; private practices; study of effects of chloramphenicol; polycythemia study group, beginning 1978; discussion of anemias; changes in patient care and research, 1940s to present; medical legal work; association with American College of Physicians, 1977; chairman, Hematology Section, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981; time demands of, interchange among professional societies; Aggeler lectures; recollections of Dr. William B. Castle, Dr. Paul Aggeler and associates


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1991

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