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Milton Friedman, American physician. Decorated Legion of Merit; recipient awards and prizes for exhibits by various societies, and for research in supervoltage radiation in cancer of bladder and testis, cancer chemotherapy and enhancement. Diplomate American Board Radiology.

Background

Friedman, Milton was born on September 13, 1903 in Newark. Son of Samuel and Sarah (Goldberg) Friedman.

Education

Doctor of Medicine George Washington University, 1926.

Career

Married second, Elna Linborg, 1947. Interne, Newark Hospital, 1926-1928, resident Bellevue Hospital, New York City, 1928-1929, research fellow, 1930-1932, now visiting radiation therapist. Associate professor radiology New York University School Medicine, now professor.

Attending radio-therapist Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York City. Attending radiologist New York University Hospital. Cons. National Bureau Standards on radiation protection also United States Public Health Service on supervoltage radiation.

Consultant Walter Reed Army Hospital. Area consultant VA; chairman brachy-therapy radiation Atomic Energy Commission. Medical director Lila Motley Cancer Foundation.

Consultant Israel-American Medical Center. Member of executive committee New York City Cancer Advisory Committee. Member committee for radiation therapy studies National Research Council.

Member American Joint Committee for Classification Tumors. Chairman Cooperative Project for Chemotherapy plus Radiation. American delegate International Congress of Radiology, 1965.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Tumors of the Skin (with J. S. Eller). Gynecological Roentgenology (with J. Jarcho). Roentgens, Rads, and Riddles, A Report on Supervoltage and Gamma Beam Teletherapy.

      Also monographs, other science papers. Editor: American Lectures in Radiation Therapy.

Membership

Member of executive committee New York City Cancer Advisory Committee. Member committee for radiation therapy studies National Research Council. Member American Joint Committee for Classification Tumors.

Served as lieutenant colonel United States Army, chief radiation therapy section Walter Reed General Hospital, 1942-1945. Fellow American College Radiology (commission on international affairs). Member American Radium Society (treasurer 1964, president-elect 1965, president 1966), Society Head and Neck Surgeons, New York Roentgen Society (treasurer 1964), radiological societies North America (special lecturer refresher courses), New Jersey, New York Cancer Society (president 1959-1960), New Jersey Association Tumor Clinics, American Association Cancer Research, American Association for Study Neoplastic Diseases, American Medical Association, American Radiotherapy Society (president 1961-1962), Society Nuclear Medicine, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Marian M. Mendelson, 1928 (divorced, 1946).; married second, Elna Linborg, 1947.

father:
Samuel Friedman

mother:
Sarah (Goldberg) Friedman

spouses:
Marian M. Mendelson

Elna Linborg