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Richard Brooks Capps, American physician. Served as lieutenant colonel Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine in cardio-vascular disease.; Fellow American College of Physicians; member American Association Study Liver Disease (treasurer 1954-1957, president 1959), Society Medical Consultants Armed Forces, American Association Physicians, American Society Clinical Investigation, Central Society Clinical.

Background

Capps, Richard Brooks was born on March 14, 1906 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph A. and Christy (Brooks) Capps.

Education

Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, Princeton, 1927. Doctor of Medicine Harvard, 1931.

Career

1 son, Richard Brooks. Intern Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 1931-1933. Assistant resident Thorndike Memorial Laboratory, Boston City Hospital, 1933-1935.

Practice medicine specializing in internal medicine, Chicago, from 1936, associate professor medicine Northwestern University, 1953-1957. Associate clinical professor medicine University of Illinois, 1957-1962, clinical professor, from 1962. Senior attending physician Presbyterian-St. Lukes Hospital, Chicago, president staff, 1962-1964, 66-67.

Director Chicago Blue Cross Plan.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served as lieutenant colonel Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946. Diplomate American Board Internal Medicine in cardio-vascular disease. Fellow American College of Physicians.

Member American Association Study Liver Disease (treasurer 1954-1957, president 1959), Society Medical Consultants Armed Forces, American Association Physicians, American Society Clinical Investigation, Central Society Clinical. Clubs: Commonwealth, Economic, University, (Chicago).

Connections

Married Mary F. Grulee, July 8, 1930.

father:
Joseph A. Capps

mother:
Christy (Brooks) Capps

spouse:
Mary F. Grulee