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Robert Senior Collection
0.4 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Name of creator
Robert M. Senior, is the Dorothy R. and Hubert C. Moog Professor of Pulmonary Diseases in Medicine and professor of cell biology and physiology, is internationally known for his research on the cellular mechanisms of lung remodeling and matrix cell biology. After completing his bachelor's degree at Oberlin College, Senior received his medical degree from George Washington University in 1961.
He completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Barnes and Jewish Hospitals and a two-year cardio-respiratory physiology fellowship at Columbia University. He served in the U.S. Army Medical Corps at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He then came to Washington University's Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care to head the pulmonary division at Jewish Hospital.
Scope and content
This small collection includes medical campus publications and other news articles featuring Dr. Robert Senior, particularly as it relates to his position at Jewish Hospital’s Division of Respiratory and Critical Care and Pulmonary Care Department. There is also documentation about his prominent role in the 1992 Clover Ball fundraiser which helped to fund a new Respiratory Research Laboratory at Jewish Hospital, as well as other items relating to the general history of Jewish Hospital. Also included are a diploma and two photographs of Dr. Senior’s father-in-law, Joseph M. Orenstein, a 1930 graduate of the Washington University School of Medicine.
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The collection is open and accessible for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
Users of the collection should read and abide by the Rights and Permissions guidelines at the Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives.
Users of the collection who wish to cite items from this collection, in whole or in part, in any form of publication must request, sign, and return a Statement of Use form to the Archives.
For detailed information regarding use of this collection, contact the Archives and Rare Book Department of the Becker Library (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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