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Physician

Abraham Harry Ascher, American physician. Recipient Selective Service medal, 1946. Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology. Fellow American Psychiatric Association.

Background

Ascher, Abraham Harry was born on April 3, 1906 in New York City. Son of Alter and Elka (Witkend) Ashkewitz.

Education

Licentiate, Royal College Physicians, U. England, 1931.

Career

Intern, New York City Hospital, 1932-1933, resident in neuropsychiatry, 1933. Postgraduate courses in neuroanatomy and neuropathology Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, 1945-1946. Associate in neuropsychiatry Sanitarium for Chronic Disease, Jewish Hospital, Brooklyn.

Examiner neuropsychiatry induction centers Selective Service System, 1941-1946.

Membership

Fellow American Psychiatric Association.

Connections

Married Dorothy Svigals, July 26, 1929. Children: Susan (Mistress.

father:
Alter Ashkewitz

mother:
Elka (Witkend) Ashkewitz

spouse:
Dorothy Svigals

child:
Susan (Mrs Ascher