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Howard Carman Moloy

Born 1903-02-03
Died 1953-03-13

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Canadian obstetrician, born February 3, 1903. Lambton Ontario; died March 13, 1953, New York City.

Biography of Howard Carman Moloy

Howard Carman Moloy was assistant attending obstetrician and gynecologist at the California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) from 1934. At the time of his death he was assistant clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Medical Center. Moloy won wide recognition for research in his field, and for x-ray techniques he developed to foresee birth complications.
Columbia Alumni News 44, July 1953: 30.

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