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Giuseppe Roberto Burgio

Born 1919

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Italian paediatrician, born April 30, 1919, Palermo, Sicily.

Biography of Giuseppe Roberto Burgio

Burgio is (2004) professor emeritus of paediatrics, University of Pavia.

We thank Andre Trombeta and Grace E. Jacobs for information submitted.

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