Modernizer of Turkey's Pediatrics: Albert Eckstein in Exile
33 Pages Posted: 6 Apr 2005
Date Written: March 29, 2005
This paper provides a historical perspective on Ordinarius Professor Albert Eckstein. He was the architect of modern pediatrics in Turkey, while in forced exile from Nazi Germany. 2005 is the 55th anniversary of Prof. Albert Eckstein's death and the 60th anniversary of founding the Pediatric Clinics at Ankara University, which he served for five years, as the founding director.
Keywords: Medicine in Turkey, WII, Turkish university reform, Turkey, History, History of science and technology, Development, Technology Transfer, Educational Policy, Government Policy, Higher education, Nazi persecution, Nazism, Holocaust, Migration, Diaspora, Exile, History of pediatrics
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