Collection VF08644 - Wolff, Dorothy, Vertical File


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Wolff, Dorothy, Vertical File



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Dorothy Wolff earned her undergraduate degree from Smith College in Western Massachusetts, then spent several years in laboratory assistant and instructor positions before becoming interested in otology in the mid-1920s at Johns Hopkins Medical School. She then earned her master's degree in anatomy from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1928. She earned her Ph.D. in anatomy at Washington University School of Medicine, then remained at the school as an assistant professor of applied anatomy in otolaryngology. She moved to New York City in 1942 to write a textbook with pathologist Andrew Eggston, and began a long period of friendship and collaboration with Julius Lempert.

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  • English

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  • Latin

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"Describing Archives: A Content Standard, Second Edition (DACS), 2013."

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