Modernizer of Turkey's Pediatrics: Albert Eckstein in Exile

33 Pages Posted: 6 Apr 2005

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Nejat Akar

TOBB Economy and Technology University Hospital - Department of Pediatrics; TOBB ETU University Medical School

Arnold Reisman

Reisman and Associates

Aysu Oral

Independent

Date Written: March 29, 2005

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Akar, Nejat and Reisman, Arnold and Oral, Aysu, Modernizer of Turkey's Pediatrics: Albert Eckstein in Exile (March 29, 2005). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=694403 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.694403

Nejat Akar (Contact Author)

TOBB Economy and Technology University Hospital - Department of Pediatrics ( email )

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TOBB ETU University Medical School ( email )

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Turkey

Arnold Reisman

Reisman and Associates ( email )

Shaker Heights, OH 44122
United States

Aysu Oral

Independent ( email )

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