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Angelo Mari DiGeorge

Born 1921
Died 2009

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American paediatrician, born April 15, 1921, Philadelphia; died October 11, 2009.

Biography of Angelo Mari DiGeorge

Angelo Mari DiGeorge graduated from Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, in 1946. After World War II, from 1947 to 1949 he served as a US army medical officer in Linz, the town in Upper Austria where Adolf Hitler grew up. In 1953 he was appointed as instructor in the department of paediatrics, Temple University Medical School, and in 1967 he was promoted to professor of paediatrics. 1993 the annual Angelo DiGeorge award for the best contribution to the instruction of the junior medical staff of his hospital was established in his honour.

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