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Margot Noack

Born  1909

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German orthopaedist, born 1909, Berlin.

Biography of Margot Noack

Margot Noack initially worked as a technologist before commencing medical studies and she obtained her degree at the University of Berlin in 1939. Noack trained in paediatrics and after holding hospital appointments in Stralsund and Rostock, moved to Saarbrücken, the West Germany, in 1957. She married in 1959 and thereafter practised as Dr. M. Oegg, in Muhldorf, Inn-Bayern. She retired in 1978.


  • Peter Beighton & Gretha Beighton:
    M. Noack. In: The Man Behind the Syndrome. Springer Verlag, Berlin-Heidelberg, 1986, page 221.

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