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Richard Lewis Meiling, American physician, educator. Diplomate American Board Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board Preventive Medicine.


Meiling, Richard Lewis was born on December 21, 1908 in Springfield, Ohio, United States. Son of Lester L. and Matilda (Lobenherz) Meiling.


AB, Wittenberg University, 1930. Doctor of Science (honorary), Wittenberg University, 1950. Doctor of Medicine, University Munich, 1937.

Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Ohio State University, 1977.


Professor obsterics and gynecology, Ohio State University, 1947-1974;professor emeritus, Ohio State University, 1974-1984;dean college medicine, Ohio State University, 1961-1970;vice president, Ohio State University, 1970-1974;director, Ohio State University, 1961-1972. Honorary staff University Hospital, St. Ann's Hospital, Mount Carmel Hospital, Riverside Hospital, Grant Hospital, all of Columbus. Vice president Nutrition Today Society Inc., Annapolis, Maryland.

Director Pharmacy Systems Company. Director emeritus Medicor United States of America Inc., Columbus. Director medical services Department Defense, 1949-1951.

Assistant to Sec.Def., 1949-1951. Chairman Armed Forces Medical Poliy Council, 1951.


  • Diplomate American Board Obstetrics and Gynecology, American Board Preventive Medicine.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Trustee emeritus Children's Hospital, Columbus. Major general United States Air Force, retired. Fellow American College Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Surgeons, Aerospace Medical Association, Southeast Surgical Congress.

Member American Medical Association, Ohio Medical Association (president 1956-1957), Center Association Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbus Academy Medicine.


Married Ann Elizabeth Lucas, June 21, 1940. 1 son, George.

Lester L. Meiling

Matilda (Lobenherz) Meiling

Ann Elizabeth Lucas