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date: 26 February 2021

Tarnower, Hermanlocked

(18 March 1910–10 March 1980)
  • Terence Hines


Tarnower, Herman (18 March 1910–10 March 1980), physician, was born in New York City and grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He was one of four children of immigrant parents from Poland. His father was a seller of hats. He attended high school in New York City and, after college, obtained an M.D. from Syracuse University in 1933, at twenty-three years of age. Interested in internal medicine, he did his internship and residency in that specialty at New York City’s Bellevue Hospital. Following his years at Bellevue he worked overseas, his travels supported by a fellowship from the New York Academy of Medicine....

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