Aldrich, Robert Anderson (1917–1998)
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Robert Anderson Aldrich
Date, Country, and City of Birth
365体育网站December 13, 1917, Evanston, IL, USA
Date City of Death
365体育网站September 16, 1998, Seattle, WA, USA
History of Life
Robert Anderson Aldrich, American pediatrician, was born in Evanston, Illinois, in 1917. He was the son of a distinguished American pediatrician, Charles Anderson Aldrich (1888–1949), professor of pediatrics at the Mayo Clinic and eponymously remembered for Aldrich’s test, an intradermal salt solution test employed especially in young children and infants to study states of edema and dehydration. Robert earned a Bachelor of Science degree at the Amherst College, Massachusetts, in 1939 and an M.D. at Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago – first in his class – in 1944. He spent the next 2 years serving with the US Navy as a medical officer – lieutenant, senior grade – at Iwo Jima and Okinawa. After discharge from naval duty, he completed pediatric residency training followed by a...
KeywordsMayo Clinic German Journal Department Chairman Pediatric Residency Amherst College
Books and Publications
- Aldrich, R. A., Steinberg, A. G., & Campbell, D. C. (1954). Pedigree demonstrating a sex-linked recessive condition characterized by draining ears, eczematoid dermatitis and bloody diarrhea. Pediatrics, 13(2), 133–139.
- Wiskott, A. (1937). Familiärer, angeborener Morbus Werlhofii? (“Familial congenital Werlhof’s disease?”). Montsschr Kinderheilkd, 68, 212–216.