Author Biographical Info

Dr. Levy was the first president of the Texas Society of Pathology, which was founded in 1921 and continues to exist today. He was a founding member of the American Board of Internal Medicine and a fellow of the American College of Physicians. In 1957, Dr. Levy was elected president of the Harris County Medical Society. He was an active member of the medical community and was a member of many organizations including The American Heart Association, Houston Society of Internal Medicine, World Medical Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygene. Dr. Levy was the author of 33 published medical writings. Several of Dr. Levy's articles focused on the Houston / Galveston / Beaumont area, including a 1920 article on an epidemic of Dengue fever that had recently affected Galveston, TX and the surrounding area. See more at https://archives.library.tmc.edu/ms-033.

Publication Date

1-1-1917

Keywords

Bubonic plague, Malaria, Galveston (TX), Beaumont (TX), Dick P. Wall, Moise Dreyfus Levy, University of Texas. Medical Branch, articles, letters (correspondence), awards

Abstract

The Moise D. Levy, MD papers is limited to selected papers that were donated by Dr. Levy's daughter Justine (Levy) Bennett to the Houston Academy of Medicine - Texas Medical Center Library in 1982, including a selection of letters, original copies of two articles, one on the treatment of Bubonic Plague in Galveston, TX circa 1920, one on the use of Tartar Emetic as a cure for Malaria circa 1917, and a plaque from 1957 that commemorates Dr. Levy's time as president of the Harris County Medical Society. See more at MS 033.

Comments

Dr. Levy's papers were donated to the HAM-TMC Library in 1982 by Dr. Levy's daughter, Justine (Levy) Bennett. No accruals are expected for this collection.

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