Robert William Goltz
American dermatologist, born 1923, Minnesota.
Biography of Robert William Goltz
Robert William Goltz studied medicine at the University of Minnesota. In 1965 he became the first professor of dermatology at the University of Colorado, Denver. In 1970 he returned to the University of Minnesota to become head of dermatology. When he retired in 1985, he was chairman. Goltz has played an active role in his speciality and is recognised as a pioneer in dermapathology.
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