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Ernst William Bertner (1889-1950), Hugh Roy Cullen (1881-1957), Jesse Holman Jones (1874-1956), Julia Williams Bertner Naylor, Emanuel Rivici, William D. Seybold, Texas Medical Center Inc. (Houston, Texas), Hugh Hampton Young (1870-1945)

Abstract

Dr. Bertner, one of founders of the Texas Medical Center in Houston Texas, was its first President from 1945 to 1950. He was also the acting director for the first four years of the existence of the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Bertner was active in leading many medical organizations and institutions in the first half of the 20th century in Texas and in the nation. These papers provide information about his life, including his service in World War I, his contributions to medical organizations, such as the Texas Medical Association and the American Cancer Society, and to the development of the Texas Medical Center and its institutions.

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