Author Biographical Info

Dr. Ernst William Bertner was born at Colorado City, Texas, August 18, 1889. Dr. Bertner was one of the founders of the Texas Medical Center and was its first president from 1945-1950. He was named by the University of Texas as acting director of the M.D. Anderson Hospital for Cancer Research when that institution was conceived. He was responsible for the professional organization and the operation of the hospital for the first four years of its existence. He served as professor and chairman of the department of gynecology for the Baylor College of Medicine since its establishment in Houston from 1943 until his death in 1950. Learn more at Bertner, Ernst William (1889–1950).


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Publication Date(s)

May 12, 1950




Cancer--Research, 4th Symposium of Cancer Research, Ernst William Bertner, University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center


Dr. E. W. Bertner Addresses the 4th Symposium of Cancer Research. Dr. Bertner is the guest of honor for M. D. Anderson Hospital 4th Symposium of Cancer Research in 1950. He addressed the meeting remotely from his residence in the Rice Hotel, Houston, Texas. See more at Ernst William Bertner, MD Papers and its finding aid.


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