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Earl Cook Elkins, American physician. award 1955), American Academy Phys. Member Minnesota Advisory Council Hospital Construction, 1955-1973. Diplomate American Board Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (secretary-treasurer).; Fellow American College of Physicians; member of the American Medical Association, (secretary section physical medical 1957-1963), American Congress Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (president 1948-1949.

Background

Elkins, Earl Cook was born on September 19, 1904 in Spearfish, South Dakota, United States. Son of William Scott and Harriet (Cook) Elkins.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Buena Vista College, 1927, Doctor of Medicine George Washington University, 1933.

Career

Resident surgeon, 1934-1935. Fellow Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, 1935-1939, professor physical medicine and rehabilitation, 1961-1969. Consultant section physical medicine and rehabilitation Mayo Clinic, Rochester, 1939-1969, head section, 1958-1965, senior consultant, 1965-1969, emeritus, 1969-1977.

Chairman, American Registry Physical Therapists, 1953-1968.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author numerous articles in field.

Membership

Member Minnesota Advisory Council Hospital Construction, 1955-1973. Diplomate American Board Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (secretary-treasurer). Fellow American College of Physicians.

Member of the American Medical Association, (secretary section physical medical 1957-1963), American Congress Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (president 1948-1949.

Connections

Married E. Elizabeth Williams, January 25, 1935. Children: Elizabeth Ann (Mistress.

father:
William Scott Elkins

mother:
Harriet (Cook) Elkins

spouse:
E. Elizabeth Williams

child:
Elizabeth Ann (Mrs Elkins