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researcher , Medical educator

Lasar Israel Yavorkovsky, Latvian medical educator, researcher. Held prisoner in Buchenwald concentration camp, Riga and Germany, 1941-1945. Member Association Hematologists (president 1964-1992, member presidium since 1992), Latvian Physician Association, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Hematol. Society (honorary), Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Labor Society (honorary), Latvian Academy of Sciences (honorary).

Background

Yavorkovsky, Lasar Israel was born on November 27, 1910 in Riga, Latvia. Son of Israel Abram and Ljubov Jakob (Levin) Yavorkovsky.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Latvian Medical Academy, Riga, 1934. Doctor of Science, Latvian Medical Academy, Riga, 1956.

Career

Resident medical faculty University Riga, 1934-1939, assistant medical faculty, 1939-1941. Chief department internal medicine Stradin Hospital, Riga, 1946-1962. Associate professor Latvian Medical Academy, 1962-1972, professor postgraduate education, chief department leukemia research clinical branch, from 1973.

Chief hematologist Institute Health, Riga, 1974-1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Introduction to Clinical Hematology, 1969, Paraproteinemia and its Clinical Importance, 1981, The System of Mononuclear Phagocytes and Their Malignant Diseases, 1987, The Myelodysplastic Syndrome, 1992. Contributor articles to science journals.

Membership

Held prisoner in Buchenwald concentration camp, Riga and Germany, 1941-1945. Member Association Hematologists (president 1964-1992, member presidium since 1992), Latvian Physician Association, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Hematol. Society (honorary), Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Labor Society (honorary), Latvian Academy of Sciences (honorary).

Connections

Married Ella Shapiro, 1939 (deceased November 1941). Married Erna Janis Rozens, October 1954. Children: Leonid, Ljuba.

father:
Israel Abram Yavorkovsky

mother:
Ljubov Jakob (Levin) Yavorkovsky

spouse:
Ella Shapiro

spouse:
Erna Janis Rozens

child:
Leonid Yavorkovsky

child:
Ljuba Yavorkovsky