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educator , Internist

Milton Mendlowitz, American internist, educator. Achievements include invention of digital calorimeter to measure blood flow; discovered cause of clubbed fingers; extensive work on hypertension. National Heart Institute grant in aid, 1951-1968, Columbia Research fellow, 1951-1965.

Background

Mendlowitz, Milton was born on December 30, 1906 in New York City. Son of Benjamin and Emma (Schramm) Mendlowitz.

Education

AB, City University of New York, 1927. Doctor of Medicine, University Michigan, 1932.

Career

Intern in pathology and bacteriology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, 1932-1933;rotating intern, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, 1933-1935;senior and house physician, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, 1935-1936;felow in physiology, The Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, 1937;fellow in clinical research, U. College Hospital, London, 1938;from clinical assistant to senior clinical assistant Arthritis Clinic, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York City, 1939-1942;private practice in internal medicine, New York City, 1939-1942, 46-;Joe Lowe and Louis Price professor medicine, Mount Sinai Medical School, 1972-1975;emeritus, Mount Sinai Medical School, since 1975. Associate clinical professor medicine Columbia University, 1961-1965. Professor emeritus CUNY,1975-.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of digital calorimeter to measure blood flow. Discovered cause of clubbed fingers. Extensive work on hypertension.

Membership

Lieutenant Colonel United States Army, 1942-1946, PTO. Fellow American College Cardiology. Member American Heart Association (central committee since 1960), International Society Hypertension, Eastern Hypertension Society, American Society Hypertension.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, art, painting.

Connections

Married Muriel Chertoff, June 30, 1940. Children: Judith, Susan, Benjamin.

father:
Benjamin Mendlowitz

mother:
Emma (Schramm) Mendlowitz

spouse:
Muriel Chertoff

child:
Judith Mendlowitz

child:
Susan Mendlowitz

child:
Benjamin Mendlowitz