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Ernst F. Jokl, German Retired physician ( hlth: medical.sci: life science, Educated, Retired)physician. Decorated Grand Cross Merit (Federal Republic Germany); recipient British Commonwealth Research medal Harveian Society,1950; research fellow National Library Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland., 1977; honorary professor universities Berlin and Frankfurt-Main.

Background

Jokl, Ernst F. was born on August 8, 1907 in Breslau, Germany. Arrived in United States, 1950, naturalized, 1958. Son of Hans and Rose (Oelsner) Jokl.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Breslau University, 1931. Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae, Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1936. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), German Sport University, Cologne, 1991.

Career

Member faculty U. Kentucky College Medicine Lexington, professor neurology and sport medicine, from 1952, Distinguished professor, from 1964, professor emeritus, from 1979. President research committee International Council Sport and Physical Education, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Prince Philip lecturer House of Lords, England, 1983, 85.

Works

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Membership

Member faculty U. Kentucky College Medicine Lexington, professor neurology and sport medicine, from 1952, Distinguished professor, from 1964, professor emeritus, from 1979. Fellow American College Cardiology. Member American Medical Association, Aerospace Medical Association, American College Sports Medicine (founder).

Member International Federation Sports Medicine. Club: Rotary.

Connections

Married Erica Lestmann Jokl, June 3, 1933. Children: Marion Jokl Ball, Peter.

father:
Hans Jokl

mother:
Rose (Oelsner) Jokl

spouse:
Erica Lestmann Jokl

child:
Marion Jokl Ball Jokl

child:
Peter Jokl