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Maxime Ménard

Born 1872
Died 1926

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French radiologist and medical exper, born 1872, Saint-Mihiel; died August 7, 1926, Paris.

Biography of Maxime Ménard

Maxime Ménard worked as externe in the electrotherapeutical laboratory at the Charité, where he also devoted himself to the new science of radiology. He was preparator at Hôpital St.-Louis, later at Hôpital Trousseau. In 1909 he assumed leadership of the electroradiological laboratory at Hôpital Cochin. He was a distinguished radiologist, and also a higly treasured expert in forensic medicine. He died already in 1926, a victim of X-rays.

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