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Endocrinologist

Robert Benjamin Greenblatt, Canadian endocrinologist. Recipient Crawford W. Long Gold medal, 1941, Barren Gold medal, 1971; medallion International College Surgeons, 1972; decorated chevalier French Legion of Honor. Served as Commander United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1943-1945.; Member American Geriatric Society (president, Edward Henderson Gold medal, 1979), American Physicians; Club: Rotary.

Background

Greenblatt, Robert Benjamin was born on October 12, 1906 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Son of Louis and Hanna (Rabinovitch) Greenblatt.

Education

Came to the United States, 1933, naturalized, 1939. Bachelor of Arts, McGill University, 1928, Doctor of Medicine C.M., 1932. Docteur honoris causa, University Bordeaux (France), 1971.

Career

Intern, Englewood (New Jersey) Hospital, 1934-1935. Resident University Hospital, Augusta, Georgia, 1935-1937. Practice medicine, specializing in endocrinology, Augusta, 1940-1987.

Professor endocrinology Medical College Georgia, 1946-1974. Consultant to surgeon general United States Army, 1946-1987. National consultant in endocrinology United States Air Force, 1970-1972.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Search The Scriptures, 1964. Ovulation, 1966

    • Menopause, 1974. Love Lives of the Famous, 1978.

      Others. Developer sequential birth control pill, fertility pill.

Membership

Served as Commander United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1943-1945. Member American Geriatric Society (president, Edward Henderson Gold medal, 1979), American Physicians. Club: Rotary.

Connections

Children– Nathaniel, Edward, Deborah.

father:
Louis Greenblatt

mother:
Hanna (Rabinovitch) Greenblatt

children:
Nathaniel Greenblatt

Edward Greenblatt

Deborah Greenblatt