Salvador Mazza

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Birthday
6, 1886
Birthplace
Argentina
Death Date
Nov 9, 1946 (60)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
6, 1886
Birthplace
Argentina
Death Date
Nov 9, 1946 (60)

About

Renowned Argentine epidemiologist and physician. He is best remembered for curbing the spread of Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasisan), a parasitic condition that was common in South America during the first decades of the twentieth century.

Before Fame

After being denied acceptance into the Argentine Naval Academy, he began his studies at the medical school of the University of Buenos Aires.

Trivia

During World War I, he traveled to Europe on an Argentine Army medical assignment.

Family Life

He married Clorinda Brigida Razori in 1914.

Associated With

He and Rene Geronimo Favaloro were both Argentine physicians.