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physician.

Alfred J. Vignec, American physician. Decorated papal Knight Order of Holy Sepulchre. Member pediatric advising committee Commissioner of Health New York City, premature advising committee Department of Health, New York City; Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, New York Academy of Medicine; member of New York Company Medical Society (member milk commission, commission on infant mortality).

Background

Vignec, Alfred J. was born on April 4, 1905 in New York City. Son of Auguste and Marie (Eigeldinger) Vignec.

Education

Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1928. Doctor of Medicine Yale, 1934.

Career

One son, Paul Alfred. Interne, Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, 1934-1935, resident, 1935-1937. Research fellow Yale, 1937-1939.

Instructor pediatrics, Long Island College of Medicine, 1939-1941. Medical director, pediatrician-in-chief, New York Foundling Hospital since 1944. Director pediatrics St. Vincent’s Hospital, New York City, since 1947.

Instructor pediatrics Cornell Medical School, and assistant pediatrician, New York Hospital, 1944-1947. Associate pediatrician St. Clare’s Hospital, New York City, 1944-1947. Clinical professor pediatrics New York University-Bellevue Medical Center.

Consultant pediatrician, New York State Rehabilitation Hospital, West Haverstraw, New York, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Yonkers, New York, St. Agnes Hospital, White Plains, New York, St. Clares Hospital, and Misercordia Hospital, New York City. Associate pediatrician, University Hospital (Post-Graduate), New York City. Medical director Kennedy Child Study Centre, New York City.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles on poliomyelitis infant nutrition to technical and professional journals.

Membership

Member pediatric advising committee Commissioner of Health New York City, premature advising committee Department of Health, New York City. Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics, American Medical Association, New York Academy of Medicine. Member of New York Company Medical Society (member milk commission, commission on infant mortality).

Clubs: Yale (New York City) Strathmore-Vanderbilt Country.

Connections

Married Wilhelmina Vissers, 1943 (deceased 1952).; married second, Elsie E. Essmuller, 1954. Children: Alfred A., Ann L. (both adopted).

father:
Auguste Vignec

mother:
Marie (Eigeldinger) Vignec

spouses:
Wilhelmina Vissers

second

children:
Alfred A. Vignec

Ann L. Vignec (both adopted)