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pathologist , physician

Mario Stefanini, American Physician, pathologist. Achievements include the development of techniques for transfusing platelets; discovery of syndrome of disseminated intravascular coagulation (Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation); early work in clinical use of thrombolytic agents.

Background

Stefanini, Mario was born on June 11, 1920 in Chieri, Piedmont, Italy. Son of Eleuterio and Therese (Trivereau) Stefanini.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, U. Rome, 1939; Master of Science in Biochemistry, Marquette U., 1947.

Career

Instructor in biochemistry, Marquette U. Medical School, Milwaukee, 1947-1949; assistant professor to professor, Tufts U. Medical School, Boston, 1949-1961; director of research, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Boston, 1955-1961; associate pathologist, St. Joseph Hospital, Chicago, 1962-1965; pathologist, director of laboratories, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Danville, Illinois, 1965-1979; pathologist, Clinch Valley Medical Center, Richlands, Virginia, since 1979. Consultant Veterans Administration Hospital., Boston, 1955-1958, West Roxbury, Massachusetts, 1958-1961.

Achievements

  • Achievements include the development of techniques for transfusing platelets. Discovery of syndrome of disseminated intravascular coagulation (Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation). Early work in clinical use of thrombolytic agents.

Membership

Fellow American College Nuclear Physicians, American College Nuclear Medicine (Distinguished), American Society Investigative Pathology, Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Society Clinical Investigation, International Society Hematology, Colonel of America Pathologists, American Society Clinical Pathologists.

Connections

Married Elizabeth J. Just, February 12, 1949. Children: Marie T., Virginia E.

father:
Eleuterio Stefanini

mother:
Therese (Trivereau) Stefanini

spouse:
Elizabeth J. Just

children:
Marie T. Stefanini

Virginia E. Stefanini