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physician

Samuel Mayer Dodek was American physician. Diplomate American Board Ob.-Gyn. Recipient Meritorious award, Medical Society Washington, 1978, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1977, Distinguished Alumnus award, Center High School, Washington, 1976.

Background

Dodek, Samuel Mayer was born on June 14, 1902 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Mayer Benjamin and Lena (Ettinger) Dodek.

Education

AB, George Washington University, 1923. Doctor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, 1927. Master of Arts in Obstetrics, Case Western Reserve University, 1931.

Career

Intern Albert Einsten Medical Center, Philadelphia, 1927-1929. Resident Cleveland Maternity Hospital, 1929-1931. Senior chief resident ob/gyn Metro.

General Hospital, Cleveland, 1931-1932. Fellow in obstetrics Case Western Reserve University, 1929-1932. From faculty member to professor emeritus, department obstetrics-gynecology George Washington University School Medicine, Washington, from 1932.

Chairman department obstetrics-gynecology Washington Hospital Center, 1959-1964.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Ob.-Gyn.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairman medical division United Jewish Appeal, 1943-1945, District of Columbia Community Fund, 1945. 1st Lieutenant Medical Corps, 1927-1932. Fellow American College Ob./Gyn., American College of Surgeons, American Fertility Society.

Member Washington Gynecological Society (president 1958), North America Menopause Society, Cosmos Club Washington, National Press Club, Woodmont Country Club.

Connections

Married Miriam Selker, April 13, 1936 (deceased). Children: Marianne Dodek Brauzer, Samayla Dodek Sigal.

father:
Mayer Benjamin Dodek

mother:
Lena (Ettinger) Dodek

spouse:
Miriam Selker

child:
Marianne Dodek Brauzer Dodek

child:
Samayla Dodek Sigal Dodek