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John Charles Melnick

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US radiologist, born 1928, Youngstown, Ohio

Biography of John Charles Melnick

John Melnick graduated from the university in Youngstown, Ohio in 1949 and subsequently studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, where he obtained his medical qualification in 1955. He trained in radiology and became head of radiology and nuclear medicine at the Southside Medical Center Youngstown, Ohio.

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