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Milton Roemer collection of pamphlets and ephemera on health services
MSS 2001-27  
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Description
Collection of pamphlets and ephemera on public health, socialized health care, medical economics. Bulk dates: 1930’s-1950’s. Strengths: Rural Health, Industrial/Labor Health.
Background
Milton Irwin Roemer was born Mar. 24, 1916, in Paterson, N.J. He received a B.A. in Biology from Cornell Univ., an M.A. in Sociology from Cornell Univ., an M.D. from New York Univ., and did a rotating internship at the Barnett Memorial Hosp., Paterson, N.J. He received an M.P.H. from the Univ. of Michigan. Roemer was medical officer at N.J. Dept. of Health, 1941-42, and worked at the War Food Admin., U.S. Public Health Services, 1943-47. He was director at various prominent health organizations, 1948-57. He taught in the Dept. of Health, School of Medicine, Yale Univ., 1949-51, and at the Sloan Inst. of Hosp. Admin., Cornell Univ., 1957-62. He taught in the School of Medicine and School of Public Health at UCLA, 1962-87, and was head of various medical divisions, 1962-70. He worked in 71 countries, and published 32 books and 430 articles on the social aspects of health services. Roemer died 3 Jan. 2001 in Los Angeles.
Extent
12.5 linear ft. (10 cartons).
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Library & Center for Knowledge Management. All requests for permission to publish or quote from material must be submitted in writing to the UCSF Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Library & Center for Knowledge Management as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.
Availability
Collection is open for research.