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Park Spearin Gerald - bibliography

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Biography

American paediatrician and human geneticist, born 1921, Omaha, Nebraska; died 1993.

Bibliography

  • Park Spearing Gerald.
    In a Faculty of Medicine -- Memorial Minute, by David G. Nathan, M.D; Chair Chester Alper, M.D; Thomas Cone, Jr., M.D; Louis Kunkel, Ph.D; Fred Rosen, M.D.
    On the website of Harvard Gazette Archives.

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