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Jessie Marmorston, Russian physician. Recipient numerous awards.


Marmorston, Jessie was born on September 16, 1903 in Kiev, Russia. Daughter of Aaron and Ethel (Wark) Marmorston.


Bachelor of Science, Doctor of Medicine, University Buffalo, 1924.


Intern, Montefiore Hospital, New York City, 1924-1925. Bacteriologist, 1924-1932. Associate bacteriology and experimental pathology Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1931-1938.

Attending staff Doctor’s Hospital, New York City, 1938-1980. Sr attending staff Los Angeles County Hospital, 1943-1980. Attending staff Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, 1944-1980, research staff, 1948-1980.

Research staff Medical Reserach Institute, Los Angeles, 1948-1980. Associate professor medicine University of Southern California, 1943-1953, professor experimental medicine, 1953-1957, clinical professor medicine, 1957-1980. Supervising director California Foundation Medical Research, Los Los Angeles Advisory committee emergency medical care Los Angeles County, 1972-1980.

Board directors Research Foundation, St. Joseph Hospital, Burbank.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with David Perla) Spleen and Resistance, 1935. Natural Resistance and Clinical Medicine, 1941. (with E. Stainbrook) Psychoanalysis and The Human Situation, 1964.

      (with J. Weiner and M. Allen) Manuel of Computer Programs for Preliminary Multivariate Analysis, 1965. (with J. Weiner and P. Geller) Scientific Methods in Clinical Studies, 1970. Contributor numerous articles to professional publications.


Fellow American College of Physicians, New York Academy of Medicine, American Geriatrics Society, American College Cardiology, Royal Society Promotion Health. Member of New York Academy Sciences, American, Los Angeles County heart associations, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, New York Pathol. Society, Gerontological Society, Reticuloendothelial Society, Association Immunology, American Medical Association, California, Los Angeles County medical associations, other orgns.


Married Lawrence Weingarten, February 2, 1945. Children: Lailee Bakhtiar Marmorston Mommaerts, Elizabeth Marmorston Horowitz, Norma Marmorston Pisar.

Aaron Marmorston

Ethel (Wark) Marmorston

Lawrence Weingarten

Lailee Bakhtiar Marmorston Mommaerts Marmorston

Elizabeth Marmorston Horowitz Marmorston

Norma Marmorston Pisar Marmorston