David Rabin (1934-1984) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-0811

Abstract

Biographical file includes several newspaper clippings regarding both the research of male contraceptives and that of family, colleague photographs, reprinted medical journal articles, correspondence, and CV.

Dates

  • 1980 - 1990

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Reproduction Rights

Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Historical or Biographical Note

David Rabin, M.D., was an internationally renowned endocrinologist who served as the Alexander Heard Distinguished Service Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. A native of South Africa, Rabin taught medicine at Johns Hopkins University and at Hadassah Hospital and Hebrew University in Jerusalem before coming to Vanderbilt to be a professor of medicine and of obstetrics and gynecology in 1975.

Internationally recognized for his research on a synthetic hormone to be used as a male contraceptive, Rabin was the author and editor of several books and more than 200 scientific articles about reproduction and metabolism. Rabin passed away in 1984 after a courageous struggle against Lou Gehrig's disease.

Extent

0 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
Rabin, David (1934-1984)
Author
Processed by EBL Special Collections Staff
Date
2010-07-14
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is inEnglish.

Repository Details

Part of the VUMC Historical Images and Biographies Repository

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