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Dermatology educator

Irma L. Eglitis, Latvian, American dermatology educator. Diplomate State Board in Dermatology and Venereal Diseases, Latvia. Recipient certified of merit American Medical Association, 1982.

Background

Eglitis, Irma L. was born on October 13, 1907 in Riga, Latvia. Came to the United States, 1950. Daughter of Juris Georgs and Elizabete (Kronenberg) Liepins.

Education

Doctor of Medicine magna cum laude, U. Latvia, 1931;certified creative problem solving institute, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1968;honorary diploma, Latvian Master of Education Association, 1993.

Career

Assistant instructor, Faculty of Medicine, U. Latvia, Riga, 1932-1936;junior instructor, Faculty of Medicine, U. Latvia, Riga, 1936-1937;instructor, Faculty of Medicine, U. Latvia, Riga, 1937-1944;instructor, Ernst Arndt U., Greifswald, Germany, 1944-1945;private practice dermatology and venereal diseases,, Schleswig, Germany, 1945-1950;instructor, College of Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1951-1956;assistant professor, College of Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1956-1962;associate professor, College of Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1962-1967;professor, College of Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1967-1978;professor emeritus, College of Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, since 1978. Consultant specialist for dermatology and venereal diseases British Control Commission Medical Svc., Germany, 1945-1950.

Achievements

  • Diplomate State Board in Dermatology and Venereal Diseases, Latvia.

Membership

Member American Association Anatomists, Columbus Medical Women's Association (secretary-treasurer 1958-1959, secretary 1965-1967, vice president 1959-1960, president 1961-1963, chairman nominating committee 1969, member archives committee since 1987), Medical Women's International Association, Institute for Research in Vision (council), American Medical Women's Association (national executive board, secretary 1969, chairman medical education and practice committee 1967, medical opportunities and practice committee 1968, resolutions committee 1972, medical constitution and by-laws committee 1970), Ohio Academy of Sciences, Omicron Kappa Upsilon.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, paintings, traveling.

Connections

Married John Arnold Eglitis, April 17, 1938.

father:
Juris Georgs Liepins

mother:
Elizabete (Kronenberg) Liepins

spouse:
John Arnold Eglitis