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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.


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


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


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.


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.


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

Adolf Kimmelstiel

Ernestine (August) Kimmelstiel

Charlotte Rose van Biema

Ruth (Mrs Kimmelstiel