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Arthur Morris Master

Born 1895
Died 1973

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American cardiologist, born 1895, New York City; died 1973, New York.

Biography of Arthur Morris Master

Arthur Morris Master graduated from Cornell University in 1921. He subsequently trained at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York and worked with the famous physiologist and cardiologist Sir Thomas Lewis (1881–1945) at University College Hospital, London. After his return to the United States he became head of cardiology at Mt. Sinai. During the Second World War he served with the U.S Navy in the Solomon Islands.

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