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physician

Victor Ricardo Alfaro, Panamanian physician. member of faculty School Medicine, Georgetown University, 1932-1961, professor, head div. otolaryngology, 1949-1961, professor emeritus, from 1961. Board of directors Deafness Research Foundation; Served lieutenant colonel Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946; Member American Society Otolaryngol. and Opthalmologic Allergy (past.

Background

Alfaro, Victor Ricardo was born on March 14, 1907 in Panama, Republic of Panama. Son of Ricardo Joaquin and Amelia (Lyons) Alfaro.

Education

Came to the United States, 1922, naturalized, 1942. Bachelor of Science in Medicine, Georgetown University, 1927, Doctor of Medicine 1929. Postgraduate otolaryngology University of Pennsylvania, 1930-1931, audiology and endaural surgery Northwestern University, 1951, laryngoscopy, laryngeal, surgery and bronchoesophagology Jackson Clinic, Temple University, 1943.

Career

Private practice otolaryngology, Washington, from 1932. Senior attending otolaryngology Episcopal Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, 1942-1958. Senior attending otolaryngology Washington Hospital Center, 1958-1962.

Consultant otolaryngology Mount Alto Veterans Administration Hospital., 1949-1955. Consultant National Institutes of Health, 1948-1960, Washington Hospital Center, from 1962. Member of faculty School Medicine, Georgetown University, 1932-1961, professor, head div. otolaryngology, 1949-1961, professor emeritus, from 1961.

Board of directors Deafness Research Foundation.

Membership

Member of faculty School Medicine, Georgetown University, 1932-1961, professor, head div. otolaryngology, 1949-1961, professor emeritus, from 1961. Board of directors Deafness Research Foundation. Served lieutenant colonel Military Cross, Australia, 1942-1946.

Member American Society Otolaryngol. and Opthalmologic Allergy (past.

Connections

Married Nancy Hamilton, June 24, 1929. Children: Ricardo Joaquin II, Nancy Hamilton.

father:
Ricardo Joaquin Alfaro

mother:
Amelia (Lyons) Alfaro

spouse:
Nancy Hamilton

children:
Ricardo Joaquin II Alfaro

Nancy Hamilton Alfaro