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Gastroenterology educator

Walter Rubin, American Gastroenterology educator. Achievements include research in ultrastructure, differentiation, andfunction of gastrointestinal epithelial cells in health and disease, especially in the stomach and in manitoba. Research grantee National Institutes of Health, 1966-1988, American Cancer Society, 1966-1972.

Background

Rubin, Walter was born on August 15, 1933 in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Myer Jacob and Lilian (Weitzman) Rubin.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Quantitative Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1955; Doctor of Medicine, Cornell Univercity, 1959.

Career

Resident in medicine, Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, 1959-1962; teaching fellow School Medicine, Harvard University, Boston, 1961-1962; United States Public Health Service trainee in gastroenterology, Cornell Univercity/New York Hospital, New York City, 1962-1964; assistant professor medicine and anatomy School Medicine, Cornell Univercity, New York City, 1964-1969; professor medicine and anatomy, Medical College Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1969; chief, division gastroenterology, Medical College Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, since 1969; vice-department chairman medicine, Medical College Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1982-1995. Gastroenterology consultant Memorial Hospital, New York City, 1969-1970, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, 1969-1986. Member editorial county The Italian Journal Gastroenterology, Italy, 1970-1984.

Member merit review board United States VA, 1969-1974. Chairman general medical study section National Institutes of Health, 1982-1985.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in ultrastructure, differentiation, andfunction of gastrointestinal epithelial cells in health and disease, especially in the stomach and in manitoba.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of more than 20 chapters in medical textbooks. Contributor over 40 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American College of Physicians. Member American Gastroenterological Association, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, American Society for Clinical Investigation, Alpha Omega Alpha (president Medical College Pennsylvania chapter 1978).

Connections

Married Naomi Belle Meltzer, December 28, 1958. Children: Stuart Joseph, Elizabeth Lee Rubin Kelly, DeborahMiriam Rubin Herrmann, Michael Benjamin, Adam Daniel.

father:
Myer Jacob Rubin

mother:
Lilian (Weitzman) Rubin

spouse:
Naomi Belle Meltzer

children:
Stuart Joseph Rubin

Elizabeth Lee Rubin Kelly Rubin

DeborahMiriam Rubin Herrmann Rubin

Michael Benjamin Rubin

Adam Daniel Rubin