Robert C. Berson Biographical File

Summary Information

Berson, Robert C. (1922-
VUMC Historical Images and Biographies
Robert C. Berson Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1952 - 2002
0.1 Cubic feet
One newspaper article, biographical information.

Preferred Citation

Berson, Robert C. (1922-. Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

A native of Brownsville, Tennessee, Dr. Berson graduated from Vanderbilt Medical School in 1937. After three years of medical practice in his hometown, Berson entered the army medical corps, serving in World War II with the Vanderbilt 300th General Hospital Unit in Naples, Italy, from 1942 until 1946. Berson became Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois. He then served on the Vanderbilt faculty as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Dean from 1952-1955, before leaving for the Medical College of Alabama (later UAB) where he served as dean until 1962.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Military Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Vanderbilt Alumni
  • VUMC History

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