|Collection||Abramovitz Medical Papers|
|Scope & Content||
Exam questions for Chemistry, Anatomy, Practice, Surgery, Pathology, Materia Medica, Physiology, Therapeutics. Maryland State Board, 1906. Used by Dr. Morris Abramovitz in his doctor's office.
six loose pages, typed, with notes.
Note: Dr. Morris Abramovitz came to America from Lithuania at the turn of the 20th century. He attended University of Maryland Medical School from 1902-1906 and was also a Yeshiva graduate. He opened his medical practice on 1705-07 E. Baltimore Street, and practiced there for over 45 years. He treated Jews and Gentiles, and spoke 17 different languages which enabled him to care for many immigrant patients. Dr. Abramovitz invented the Combined Method intravenous injection for treating Venereal Disease that mixed neosalvor and salvarsan. Dr. Abramovitz received the patent for his apparatuz in February 1914, and he used a wood-block illustration of his invention on many notes, correspondence and scholarly publications.
Dr. Abramowitz was an Orthodox Jew. He was a member of Aitz Chaim Synagogue on Eden Street, and served on their Board of Directors. He had an orthodox home and observed Sabbath. He had two sons, Leonard, who practiced medicine with him, A. Norman, and a daughter, Evelyn Barrash. According to his family, Morris had an excellent sense of humor and was a great story teller. He had a story or anecdote for every occasion.
University of Maryland Medical School
John's Hopkins University
Hamburg Steam Liner
Baltimore Hebrew College
|Lexicon category||8: Communication Artifact|
|Other number||MS 100|
Abramovitz, Morris (Dr.)
Abramovitz, Pauline Wallerstein
Abramovitz, Leonard (Dr.)