Fonds MS-13-81 - Thaddeus M. Sieniewicz fonds

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Thaddeus M. Sieniewicz fonds

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70 cm of textual records

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Thaddeus M. Sieniewicz was a physician and professor of clinical medicine at Dalhousie Medical School. He was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in 1895 and moved to Canada in 1902. He graduated from Dalhousie Medical School in 1917 as the gold medalist of his class. After serving with the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps during World War One, he was appointed medical superintendent of the City Tuberculosis Hospital in 1921 and acting director the Massachusetts-Halifax Health Commission. During World War Two he served overseas as Lieutenant Colonel and Chief of Medicine with the No. 7 Canadian General Hospital. Sieniewicz was a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians Canada, and Fellow of Canadian Academy of Allergy. He died on 20 September 1975.

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Fonds consists of medical reports written during Thaddeus Sieniewicz's tenure as acting director of the Massachusetts-Halifax Health Commission.

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