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Strax, Philiplocked

(01 January 1909–09 March 1999)
  • Edward L. Lach, Jr.

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Strax, Philip (01 January 1909–09 March 1999), radiologist, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Jacob Strax, a garment worker, and Molly Pelchow Strax. He received his B.S. degree from New York University in 1928 and remained there to attend medical school, earning his M.D. in 1931. He married Bertha Goldberg in 1932; they would have four children. On completing his internship and residencies at Jewish Hospital of Brooklyn (1931–1933) and New York Postgraduate Medical School (1933–1936), respectively, Strax opened a general family practice in Manhattan and also served as a roentgenologist at Bellevue Hospital....

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