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physician

Ruth Robertson Berrey, American physician. member of staff Children’s Hospital, University Hospital, Baptist Hospital (all Birmingham). Diplomate American Board Pediatrics.; Fellow American Academy Pediatrics; member Alabama Pediatric Society (president 1947), Chi Omega.; Club: Zonta (Birmingham).

Background

Berrey, Ruth Robertson was born on August 29, 1906 in Clayton, Alabama, United States. Daughter of William Henry and Mary (Foster) Robertson.

Education

Student Judson College, 1921-1922. Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Alabama, 1926. Doctor of Medicine Tulane University, 1928.

Career

Intern Charity Hospital, New Orleans, 1928-1929. Physician outpatient department Children’s Hospital, Buffalo, 1932-1937. Medical supervisor Alabama National Youth Administration, 1940-1941.

Assistant professor biology Howard College, Birmingham, Alabama, 1943-1945. Assistant professor pediatrics U. Alabama Medical College at Birmingham, 1948, associate professor, 1948-1963. Associate missionary Southern Baptist Convention, Nigeria, 1958-1961, 63-66.

County health officer Barbour and Macon counties, Clayton, Alabama, from 1966. Consultant child health Jefferson County Health Department, Birmingham, 1941-1963. Member of staff Children’s Hospital, University Hospital, Baptist Hospital (all Birmingham).

Diplomate American Board Pediatrics.

Membership

Member of staff Children’s Hospital, University Hospital, Baptist Hospital (all Birmingham). Diplomate American Board Pediatrics. Fellow American Academy Pediatrics.

Member Alabama Pediatric Society (president 1947), Chi Omega. Club: Zonta (Birmingham).

Connections

Married Ivan C. Berrey, August 27, 1928. Children: Anne (Mistress.

father:
William Henry Robertson

mother:
Mary (Foster) Robertson

spouse:
Ivan C. Berrey

child:
Anne (Mrs Berrey