Ruth L. Kirschstein

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Birthday
12, 1926
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 6, 2009 (82)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
12, 1926
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 6, 2009 (82)

About

Pathologist whose research consisted of testing the safety of the polio vaccine. She received superior service awards from both the Department of Health, Education and Welfare and the United States Public Health Service.

Before Fame

She received her medical degree from Tulane University in 1951.

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She was a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and the acting director of the National Institutes of Health in 1993 and from 2000 to 2002.

Family Life

She was married to pathologist Dr. Alan S. Rabson for 59 years.

Associated With

She was influenced by Madame Curie.

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