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Physician

Ralph Enoch Jorgenson, American physician. Recipient certificate of merit Utah Medical Association, 1970; certificate of appreciation Government's Advisory Council Comprehensive Health Planning, 1972. Diplomate American Board Ophthalmology.

Background

Jorgenson, Ralph Enoch was born on February 2, 1908 in Ephraim, Utah, United States. Son of Enoch and Elvira (Nielsen) Jorgenson.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Nebraska, 1932.

Career

Intern, St. Mark’s Hospital, Salt Lake City, 1932-1933. Resident in ophthalmology Colorado General Hospital, Denver, 1945-1947. Private practice general medicine, Ephraim, 1935-1945.

Private practice medicine specializing in ophthalmology, Provo, Utah, 1947-1972. Lancaster course in ophthalmology, 1953. Member active staff Utah Valley Hospital, Provo.

Director, Utah Blue Shield, 1961-1962. President, Utah State Medical Association Foundation, 1969-1972.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, Pacific Coast Oto-Ophthalmol. Society; member Central Utah Medical Society (secretary 1938, president 1940, 44), Utah Oto-Ophthalmol. Society (vice president 1952, president 1960-1961), Utah County Medical Society (councilor 1955-1960), Utah State Medical Association (president 1961-1962), American Medical Association (delegate 1968-1970), Contact Lens Association Ophthalmologists, Alpha Kappa Kappa.

Member Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Connections

Married Thelma Turpin, December 23, 1930. Children: Thelma Jean (Mistress.

father:
Enoch Jorgenson

mother:
Elvira (Nielsen) Jorgenson

spouse:
Thelma Turpin

child:
Thelma Jean (Mrs Jorgenson