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ID: OH/OH061
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Predominant Dates: 10/19/1990
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Bernard Becker was a ophthalmologist, b. 1920. Professor, Chair Emeritus, Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Washington Univ. School of Medicine. Becker received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1944. After serving as a captain in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, Becker joined the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University as a fellow and later a resident. In 1953 Becker became professor and head of the Department of Ophthalmology of the Washington University School of Medicine. Becker was an early leader in academic ophthalmology and helped to found the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology. He served as founder and first editor of Investigative Ophthalmology, and was an organizer of the Association for Research in Ophthalmology.
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Preferred Citation: Bernard Becker Oral History, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University School of Medicine.
Collection Material Type: Oral History
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