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ID: PC/PC009
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet
Predominant Dates: 1939-1965
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Kathe Heinemann (1889-1972) was a German physician and educator.  She received doctor of philosophy in 1922 from Goettingen University.  Dr. Heinemann was employed as a teacher in Breslau and Kassel until 1933, when she enrolled in medical school.

She served as the personal assistant to pathologist Ludwig Aschoff at the University of Freiburg and took her medical dissertation on appendicitis under him.  Upon graduation, she joined the staff of the University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine in 1937.

At the conclusion of WWII, Dr. Heinemann became the chief physician of the municipal hospital in Kassel, and in 1948, she became head of the provisional administration of the Pathological Institute of the Municipal Hospital.

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Preferred Citation: [Item description, Box number, Folder number], Kathe Heinemann Papers, Bernard Becker Medical Library Archives, Washington University School of Medicine.
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