Silver, George A., 1913-

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George Albert Silver was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on December 23, 1913. After receiving a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania (1934), Silver earned an M.D. from Jefferson Medical College (1938) and an M.P.H. from Johns Hopkins University (1948). Silver taught at Johns Hopkins and Columbia University and served as chief of the Division of Social Medicine at Montefiore Hospital in New York City, before being named deputy assistant secretary for the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, where he served from 1966 through 1968. In 1969, Silver became a professor of public health in the Yale University School of Medicine, remaining until 1984, when he was named emeritus.

From the description of George A. Silver papers, 1946-1999 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702195833

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Health insurance
Public health
Medical students, Foreign
Medical care--Law and legislation
Health planning
Health services administrators


Birth 1913



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