Finding Aid for the Milton Roemer Collection of Health Services Pamphlets and Ephemera Biomed.0196

Finding aid prepared by Kelly Besser, 2020.
UCLA Library Special Collections
Online finding aid last updated 2020 December 17.
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575

Contributing Institution: UCLA Library Special Collections
Title: Milton Roemer collection of health services pamphlets and ephemera
Creator: Roemer, Milton Irwin
Identifier/Call Number: Biomed.0196
Physical Description: 32.4 Linear Feet (32 cartons and 1 box)
Date (inclusive): 1909-2000
Language of Material: English .

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UCLA Catalog Record ID

UCLA Catalog Record ID: 4658366 

Scope and Contents

Collection contains reports, newsletters, brochures, inscribed reprints, local imprint publications, clippings, lecture typescripts, and correspondence forming the working and reference files for preparing international travel, giving lectures, and writing papers on national and local health services, health reforms, health legislation, and socialized health; chiefly 1930s-1990s.
Milton Irwin Roemer was born March 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 January 2001 in Los Angeles.