Senturia, Ben H.

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Senturia, Ben H.

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  • Senturia, Ben Harlan,

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  • Senturia, B. H.
  • Dr. Ben Harlan Senturia
  • B.H. Senturia M.D.

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Dates of existence

1910-1982

History

Ben Senturia (1910-1982) was an otolaryngologist who began his practice in St. Louis in 1939. Senturia was educated at Washington University earning his A.B. in 1931 and his M.D. in 1935. After an internship at the St. Louis City Hospital and an additional internship and residency in otolaryngology at the McMillan-Barnes Hospital, Dr. Senturia joined the faculty of Washington University School of Medicine in 1938. He also worked with closely with Max Goldstein and Dr. Richard Silverman at the Central Institute for the Deaf. His World War II service was with the U.S. Air Force in the research section of the School of Aviation Medicine where he conducted major investigation in noise induced hearing loss and in the infections of the external ear.

After the war, Senturia taught medical students and graduate students and conducted major research programs in otolaryngology. His clinical and basic research in external otitis resulted in two textbooks and over 80 scientific papers. In 1952, he became director of the department of otolaryngology at the Jewish Hospital of St. Louis. He was also president of the American Otological Society from 1972-1973. Arthur Proetz appointed him associate editor of the Annals of Otology, Rhinology, and Laryngology in 1958 and he became its editor in 1966.

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Senturia, Nancy Hellman (1919-1992)

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Senturia, Nancy Hellman

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Senturia, Ben H.

Dates of the relationship

-1981

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150641

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Entered into A to M authority file, Bernard Becker Medical Library Database, December 16, 2019 2:05 PM
Revised, April 28, 2020 9:04 AM & May 11, 2020, 1: 34 PM

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  • English

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  • Latin

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  1. SOURCE NAME: U.S. WWII Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947 DRAFT, ENLISTMENT AND SERVICE NAME: Ben Harlan Senturia GENDER: Male RACE: White AGE: 29 RELATIONSHIP TO DRAFTEE: Self BIRTH DATE: 3 Nov 1910 BIRTH PLACE: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA RESIDENCE PLACE: Waterman, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA REGISTRATION DATE: 16 Oct 1940 REGISTRATION PLACE: Waterman, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA EMPLOYER: Physician Self WEIGHT: 158 COMPLEXION: Ruddy EYE COLOR: Brown HAIR COLOR: Black HEIGHT: 5 10 NEXT OF KIN: Sophia Senturia
  2. SOURCE BIOGRAPHY: Senturia Lectureship, Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine (Caption for photo: Ben H. Senturia, M.D. Biography: Ben Harlan Senturia, Dr. Senturia): Accessed, 11 May 2020 https://oto.wustl.edu/connect/special-events/senturia-lectureship/
  3. SOURCE NAME: Medical Alumni Quarterly Volumes 09, page 215 (Senturia, B.H.)
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