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Rapaport (Elliot) Papers
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This collection contains the professional papers of Dr. Elliot Rapaport. It includes photographs, correspondence, certificates and awards, teaching materials, manuscripts, published articles, and teaching slides.
Elliot Rapaport was born in Los Angeles on November 22, 1924. As a child, he was a talented violinist and made his debut at Los Angeles Philharmonic at the age of twelve. In 1943, he married Vivian Wrobel Rapaport, and later they had three children. Dr. Rapaport received his MD from University of California San Francisco (UCSF) in 1946, then completed his internship, residency, a research fellowship, and a USFHS postdoctoral fellowship at UCSF. He completed a second research fellowship at Peter Bend Brigham Hospital (now Brigham and Women's Hospital) in Boston from 1953 to 1955. Dr. Rapaport made significant contributions to the study of cardiology in his career as a clinical investigator. He studied methods of measuring blood flow through the heart and worked on the development of a protein that is now used worldwide to diagnose heart attack.
5 Linear Feet 5 cartons, 1 oversize folder
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Collection is open for research.