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Herman Louis Rudolph, American physician. Recipient Alumni citation Albright College, 1953; named Pennsylvania Physician of Year, Governor Committee Employment Handicapped, 1965. Diplomate American Board Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.


Rudolph, Herman Louis was born on March 20, 1909 in Reading, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Jacob and Jennie (Mazor) Rudolph.


United States, magna cum laude, Albright College, 1931. M.D., Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1935.


Rotarint intern St. Joseph’s Hospital, Reading, 1935-1936 associate medicine, 1936-1959, chief department physical medicine and rehabilitation, 1942-1959. Consultant physical medicine and rehabilitation Valley Forge Army Hospital, 1948-1949. Vice president staff Community General Hospital, Reading, 1965, president medical staff, 1966, chief department physical medicine and rehabilitation, 1950.

Medical director Berks County Cerebral Palsy Treatment Center, 1949-1966. Consultant physical medicine and rehabilitation Veterans Administration Hospital., Lebanon, Pennsylvania, 1947-1966, Berkshelm County Hospital, 1954-1956, Veterans Administration Hospital., Martinsburg, West Virginia, 1962-1966. Area consultant VA, 1960-1966.

Consultant amputee clinic Bureau Vocational Rehabilitation, also Reading Hospital, 1961-1966. Assistant professor physical medicine and rehabilitation Jefferson Hospital and Medical School, since 1947.


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Member commission physical medicine and rehabilitation Pennsylvania Medical Society, 1947-1960. Member medical advising committee Pennsylvania Society Crippled Children and Adults, 1950-1960, Berks County Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation, 1950-1960. Member Berks County Senior Citizens Council, 1965-1975, sheltered workshop committee United Community Services, 1965-1966.

Served to major, Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946. Member American, Pennsylvania, Berks County (Chairman of Commission physical medicine and rehabilitation 1965, committee cerebral palsy 1949-1975) medical associations, American (president 1964-1965), Pennsylvania (past president, secretary) academics physical medicine and rehabilitation, Philadelphia Society Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Congress Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (past president, secretary Eastern section), American, Philadelphia rheumatism societies, American Academy Cerebral Palsy, Berks County Heart Association (board directors), National Rehabilitation Association, Alpha Omega Alpha, Phi Delta Epsilon. Club: Berkleigh County (past Board of Governors) (Kutztown, Pennsylvania).


Married Esther Soskin, May 28, 1939. Children: Ross, Robert I., Lawrence L. Intern Morrisania City Hospital.

Jacob Rudolph

Jennie (Mazor) Rudolph

Esther Soskin

Ross Rudolph

Robert I. Rudolph

Lawrence L. Intern Morrisania City Hosp Rudolph