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Harry Wallerstein was American hematologist.


Wallerstein, Harry was born on December 11, 1906 in New York City. Son of Jacob Mordecai and Lena (Goldberg) Wallerstein.


AB, George Washington University, 1927. Doctor of Medicine, George Washington University, 1930.


Intern Sydenham Hospital, New York City, 1930-1931. Associate pathologist to director research Jewish Memorial Hospital, 1964-1983. From director blood bank to visiting pathologist Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, 1956-1983.

Consultant in hematology St. Elizabeth Hospital, 1954-1993, Fordham City Hospital, 1951-1993, Morrisania City Hospital, 1948-1993, St. Clare's Hospital and Health Center, 1971-1993. Lecturer pathology Albert Einstein College Medicine, 1956-1959, visiting assistant professor pathology, 1959-1976. Director laboratories, pathologist Jewish Memorial Hospital, 1933-1937, associate hematologist, 1937-1950.

Assoc visiting pathologist Bronx Municipal Hospital, 1956-1958. Assistant/associate visiting pathologist Queens Center Hospital, 1942-1956. Associate pathologist Sea View Hospital, 1933.

Director Marcia Slater Laboratory for Research in Leukemia.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Blood Bank and Transfusion Advisory Board to Department Health, New York City, 1967-1993. Fellow New York Academy Medicine, New York Academy of Sciences, American Medical Association (certified merit 1962), American Society Clinical Pathologists, International Society Hematology (founder). Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Association Blood Banks, Blood Bank Association New York State, International Society Blood Transfusions, American Society Hematology, New York Pathol.

Society (life), American Society Human Genetics, New York Academy of Sciences (life), New York Society for Study of Blood, New York State Society Pathologists, American Eugenics Society, American Association Cancer Research, Albert Gallatin Associates of New York University (life), Luther Rice Society George Washington University (life).


Married Gussie Arnold, June 29, 1926. Children: Sally W. Sedler, Caryl W. Sands.

Jacob Mordecai Wallerstein

Lena (Goldberg) Wallerstein

Gussie Arnold

Sally W. Sedler Wallerstein

Caryl W. Sands Wallerstein