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Emmanuel Shapira

Emmanuel Shapira, Lithuanian, Israeli clinical geneticist, biochemical geneticist, educator. Diplomate American Board Clinical Genetics, American Board Clinical Bio-chemical Genetics.

Background

  • Shapira, Emmanuel was born on November 22, 1933 in Kovno, Lithuania.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy in Immunochemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 1968.

    Career

    • Intern Kaplan Hospital, Rehovot, 1958-1959, resident in pediatrics, 1962-1966. With Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans. Associate professor pediatrics Medical School Northwestern University, 1973.

      Professor pediatrics and pathology Medical School Tulane University, 1978-1983, professor pediatrics and biochemistry Medical School, 1984, director human genetics program Hayward Genetics Center School Medicine, from 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Clinical Genetics, American Board Clinical Bio-chemical Genetics.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Medical Association, Association American Physicians, American College Medical Genetics, American Pediatric Society, American Society Human Genetics, American Society Pediatric Research, Louisiana State Medical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Midwestern Society Pediatric Research, Southern Society Pediatric Research, Israel Immunol. Society, European Society Pediatric Research, International Society Newborn Screening, Society Inherited Metabolic Disease (board directors), Association Professors Human & Medical Genetics (secretary/treasurer).
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    Born November 22, 1933
    Died May 5, 1999
    (aged 65)
    Nationality
    • 1959
      Hebrew University
    • 1968
      Weizmann Institute Science
    • 1958 - 1959
      Intern, Kaplan Hospital
      Rehovot, HaMerkaz, Israel
    • 1973
      associate, professor pediatrics Medical School Northwestern University
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