Robert H. Elrod Biographical File

Identifier: EBL-0480

  • Staff Only


Biographical file includes two news clippings.


  • 1997 - 1997

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Robert H. Elrod graduated from the Vanderbilt Medical School in 1922 with his M.D. degree. A surgeon for many years in Toledo, Ohio, before retiring at age 78, he gifted Vanderbilt with an endowment for the Dr. Robert H. Elrod Scholarship at the School of Nursing in 1997. During his lengthy medical career, Elrod served as Chief of Surgical Sciences at Toledo Hospital and was a member of the hospital executive committee for 25 years. He was a life member of the Julia Hereford and Canby Robinson donor societies and the Chancellor's Council at Vanderbilt and was also Vanderbilt Medical School's oldest living alumnus at the time of his death in June, 1997.


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Robert H. Elrod (1897-1997) biographical file
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Description is inEnglish.

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