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Harris Cantor Faigel

Harris Cantor Faigel, American university official, physician, educator. Achievements include research on cholesterol, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder. Corporator Walthamweston Hospital, 1978-1998. Captain United States Air Force, 1964-1966. Member Society Adolescent Medicine, American Academy Pediatrics, American College Health Association (board directors), New England College Health Association.

Background

  • Faigel, Harris Cantor was born on July 13, 1935 in Lynn, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Thomas Maxwell and Anne (Cantor) Faigel.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard College, 1956. Doctor of Medicine, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1960.

    Career

    • From intern to resident Boston Floating Hospital, 1960-1963. Fellow Children's Hospital, Boston, 1963-1964. Physician Yale University Health Service, New Haven, 1966-1970.

      Director adolescent medical Kennedy Member Hospital, Brighton, Massachusetts, 1970-1976. Director University Health Service Brandeis University, Waltham, 1976-1998. Retired, 1998

      Consultant United States Air Force Surgeon General, Washington, 1964-1966.

      Instructor Georgetown University Medical School, Washington, 1964-1966. Assistant professor Boston University Medical School, 1972-1996. Associate professor Tufts University School Medicine, since 1996.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research on cholesterol, learning disabilities, attention deficit disorder.

    Membership

    Corporator Walthamweston Hospital, 1978-1998. Captain United States Air Force, 1964-1966. Member Society Adolescent Medicine, American Academy Pediatrics, American College Health Association (board directors), New England College Health Association.

    Connections

    • Married Frayda Brody, June 25, 1972. Children: Mindi, Jordan, Douglas, Jennifer.
    • father: Thomas Maxwell Faigel
    • mother: Anne (Cantor) Faigel
    • spouse: Frayda Brody
    • children: Mindi Faigel
    • Jordan Faigel
    • Douglas Faigel
    • Jennifer Faigel
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