Arnold M. Meirowsky Biographical File

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Arnold M. Meirowsky Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1959 - 1997
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Biographical file includes newspaper article, bibliographic record, obituary, and other biographical information.

Preferred Citation

Meirowsky, Arnold M. (1911-1984). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Arnold Meirowsky received his medical education from the University of Cologne, graduating in 1937. He conducted a residency in neurosurgery at the Albany Hospital and Albany Medical School. His fellowship in neurosurgery was at Barnes Hospital and at St. Louis Children's Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine. Meirowsky served in the United States Army as a combat surgeon during World War II and the Korean War.

Meirowsky's extensive career includes appointments as Chief of Neurosurgery at the V.A. Medical Teaching Center in Memphis, Associate Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1953-1984), and Chief of Surgery at the Williamson County (Tennessee) Hospital in 1982. Meirowsky was considered an expert on brain injuries.

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Subject Headings

Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Military Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Surgery
  • VUMC History

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