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Veterinarian , biomedical information specialist

Fritz Paul Gluckstein, American Veterinarian, biomedical information specialist. Diplomate American College Veterinary Preventive Medicine. Recipient certified merit United States Department of Agriculture, 1962.


Gluckstein, Fritz Paul was born on January 24, 1927 in Berlin. Son of Georg Jakob and Hedwig Emilie (Heinrich) Gluckstein. came to the United States, 1948.


Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1953. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, University Minnesota, 1955. Master of Library Science, University Maryland, 1984.


Veterinary meat inspector, United States Department of Agriculture, South St. Paul, Minnesota, 1955-1956; assistant veterinary pathologist, United States Department of Agriculture, Ames, Iowa., 1958-1959; veterinary analyst, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, 1959-1963; chief microbiology branch Science Information Exchange, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 1963-1966; coordinator for veterinary affairs, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland., 1966-1993; biomedical information consultant, since 1993. Member coordinating committee for research animal resources National Institutes of Health, 1982-1993. Advisory science board Gorgas Memorial Institute Tropical Preventive Medicine, Washington, 1967-1970.

Chairman continuing education committee 1989-1990.


  • Diplomate American College Veterinary Preventive Medicine.



Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1956-1958. Commissioned officer United States Public Health Service, 1966-1993. Fellow Royal Society Public Health (London).

Member American Veterinary Medical Association, American Public Health Association, Association Military Surgeons of the United States, American Association Laboratory Animal Science, American Society Laboratory Animal Practitioners, Medical Library. Association, Beta Phi Museum.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: music.


Married Ethel Gold, July 31, 1955 (deceased November 1993). 1 child, Ruth; married Maran Ostchega, November 29, 1996.

Georg Jakob Gluckstein

Hedwig Emilie (Heinrich) Gluckstein

Maran Ostchega

Ethel Gold

Ruth Gluckstein