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Meyer Aaron Perlstein, American pediatrician. Recipient citation Illinois Council Exceptional Children, 1964; United States Committee award distinguished international service rehabilitation disabled, 1965. Diplomate American Board Pediatrics.


Perlstein, Meyer Aaron was born on April 6, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Moses Aaron and Rose (Silverman) P. Bachelor of Science, University Chicago, 1924, Doctor of Medicine 1928.


Graduate School Medicine.


Chief medical; physicians fellowship com. Editor Cerebral Palsy Review, Digest of Pediatrics.


  • Other Work

    • Author numerous articles, papers in field. Associate editor Cerebral Palsy Review, Digest of Pediatrics.


Member advisory panel Cerebral Palsy project National Institute Neurologic Diseases and Blindness. Member Academy Dentistry for Handicapped. Club Crippled Children, Spastic Children’s Center, United Cerebral Palsy Chicago, Julian D. Levinson Research Foundation, Chicago.

Member American Medical Association, Illinois, Chicago medical societies, Chicago Pediatric Society, Chicago Diabetes Association, Institute Medicine Chicago, American Academy Neurology, American Academy Pediatrics. American Academy Cerebral Palsy (past president), International Council Exceptional Children, American League Against Epilepsy, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Illinois Epilepsy League, American Association Mental Deficiency, American, Illinois public health associations, Israel Medical Association (American physicians fellowship committee), National Geographic Society, Phi Beta Delta, Alpha Omega Alpha. Member B’nai B’rith.


Married Minnie Oboler, May 7, 1928. Children: Lee R. (wife of Doctor.

Moses Aaron Bachelor of Science

Rose (Silverman) P. Bachelor of Science

Minnie Oboler

Lee R. (wife of Dr Perlstein