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John H. Sipple

Born  1930

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American physician, born July 1, 1930, Lakewood, Ohio.

Biography of John H. Sipple

John H. Sipple graduated from Cornell University Medical College in 1955 and for the next four years he was a resident in internal medicine at the State University of New York Medical Center (SUNY) in Syracuse. He then held a fellowship in pulmonary disease at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. In 1962 he returned to Syracuse in 1962 to practice in pulmonary disease and internal medicine. He was appointed clinical professor of medicine at SUNY Medical Centre in 1977. He has been governor of the Upstate New York region of the American College of Physicians and president of the Internist Associates of Central New York.

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