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Catherine A. Neill


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American paediatrician.

Biography of Catherine A. Neill

In 1995 Professor Emeritus of Pediatric Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland.


  • Catherine A. Neill, Edward B. Clark, Carleen Clark:
    The Heart of a Child: What Families Need to Know About Heart Disorders in Children.
    Johns Hopkins University Press 1992.
    German translation: Unser Kind hat einen Herzfehler. Informationen und Rat für Eltern. Stuttgart, Trias, 1997.
  • Catherine A. Neill, Edward B. Clark:
    The developing heart: a "history" of pediatric cardiology.
    Dordrecht, 1995. Edward B. Clark is Professor of Pediatrics, Chief Pediatric Cardiology, Rochester School of Medicine, NY, USA (July 2000).

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