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Physician

Paul Kimmelstiel, German physician. Recipient medal American Cancer Society, 1956, Elliott Proctor Joslin medal New England Diabetes Association, 1966, medal Japanese Society Nephrology, 1968. Diplomate American Board Pathology.

Background

Kimmelstiel, Paul was born on March 21, 1900 in Hamburg, Germany. Son of Adolf and Ernestine (August) Kimmelstiel.

Education

Doctor of Medicine Tubingen (Germany) U., 1923.

Career

Came to the United States, 1934, naturalized, 1940. Intern, Hospital of St. George, Hamburg, 1924-1925. Fellow bacteriology and immunology department Allgemeines Krankenhaus Rudolf Eppendorf, Hamburg, 1925, resident department pathology, 1929-1930, associate professor, 1930-1933.

Resident department pathology Allgemeines Krankenhaus St. George, Hamburg, 1925-1927. Instructor pathology Harvard, 1934-1935. Coroner City of Richmond (Virginia), 1936-1940.

Pathologist, director clinical labs. Charlotte (North Carolina) Memorial Hospital, 1940-1958. Associate professor pathology Medical College Virginia, Richmond, 1935-1940.

Professor, pathology Marquette U. Medical School, Milwaukee, 1958-1964, research professor, 1964-1966. Distinguished professor pathology U. Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, until 1970. National Institutes of Health grantee.

Membership

Fellow American College of Physicians. Member of the American Medical Association, American Society Clinical Pathologists, College American Pathologists, American Association Pathologists and Bacteriologists. Discovered Kimmelstiel-Wilson disease, 1936.

Connections

Married Charlotte Rose van Biema, February 22, 1924. Children: Ruth (Mistress.

father:
Adolf Kimmelstiel

mother:
Ernestine (August) Kimmelstiel

spouse:
Charlotte Rose van Biema

child:
Ruth (Mrs Kimmelstiel