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  Abraham Jacobi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Abraham Jacobi (May 6, 1830 - July 10, 1919) is considered "the father of pediatrics." He opened the first children's clinic in the United States.
He was eventually convicted of treason and imprisoned until he escaped in 1853.
His wife, Mary Putnam Jacobi, was also a physician.
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 Changing the Face of Medicine | Dr. Mary Corinna Putnam Jacobi
Mary Putnam Jacobi was an esteemed medical practitioner and teacher, a harsh critic of the exclusion of women from the professions, and a social reformer dedicated to the expansion of educational opportunities for women.
Jacobi provided tables, statistics, and sphygmographic tracings of pulse rate, force, and variations to illustrate the stability of a woman's health, strength, and agility throughout her monthly cycle.
Jacobi's admission to the Academy of Medicine, earned by a majority of one vote, made her the society's first female member.
www.nlm.nih.gov /changingthefaceofmedicine/physicians/biography_163.html   (648 words)

 AllRefer.com - Abraham Jacobi (Medicine, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Abraham Jacobi[jukO´bE] Pronunciation Key, 1830–1919, American pediatrician, founder of pediatrics in the United States, b.
He was imprisoned for participating in the Revolution of 1848, but he escaped and in 1853 came to the United States.
Mary Putnam Jacobi, a physician and the first woman student at L'Ecole de MEdicine, Paris, was his wife.
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 Abraham Jacobi -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Abraham Jacobi (May 6, 1830 - July 10, 1919) is considered the father of (The branch of medicine concerned with the treatment of infants and children) pediatrics.
Shortly thereafter, Jacobi joined the revolutionary movement in (A republic in central Europe; split into East German and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990) Germany (see (additional info and facts about Revolution of 1848) Revolution of 1848).
Upon release, Jacobi sailed to (A division of the United Kingdom) England and then to (A Mid-Atlantic state; one of the original 13 colonies) New York.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ab/abraham_jacobi.htm   (327 words)

 Abraham --¬† Britannica Student Encyclopedia
He is also called a patriarch, a term derived from the Greek words for “father” and “beginning.” Applied to Abraham, the term patriarch thus means that he is considered to be a founding father of the nation of Israel.
He is also called a patriarch, a term derived from the Greek words for “father” and “beginning.” Applied to Abraham, the term patriarch thus means that he is considered to be a founding father of the nation of...
As editor of the Jewish Daily Forward, Abraham Cahan was a leading advocate for millions of Jewish immigrants who arrived in the United States at the turn of the 20th century.
www.britannica.com /ebi/article-9272688?tocId=9272688   (707 words)

 Pediatrics: Abraham Jacobi, MD: the man and his legacy. (founder of pediatric medicine)(Pediatric History)@ HighBeam ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Abraham Jacobi, a German-trained physician, is regarded as the founder of pediatrics.
Jacobi was born in 1830, trained at the University of Bonn in Germany, and moved to New York, NY, in 1853 to establish a medical practice.
Jacobi established bedside teaching in the US, advocated breast-feeding, and criticized health conditions in orphanages.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:20384846&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (213 words)

 Jacobi, Abraham on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Mary Putnam Jacobi, a physician and the first woman student at L'École de Médicine, Paris, was his wife.
Abraham Jacobi, MD: the man and his legacy.
In the footsteps of Abraham Jacobi, an early international medical graduate: contributions of a single South African Medical School to US Pediatrics.(Special Article)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/J/Jacobi-A1.asp   (311 words)

 General Information
Founded in 1955, Jacobi was named in honor of Dr. Abraham Jacobi, known as the father of American pediatrics.
Jacobi also operates community-based health care centers that provide general adult and pediatric examinations and health screenings for a variety of concerns, including hypertension, diabetes, breast cancer and prostate cancer.
Jacobi Medical Center is a member of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation, and a partner in the North Bronx Healthcare Network.
www.nyc.gov /html/hhc/jacobi/html/second_level/geninfo.html   (136 words)

 Open Collections Program: Women Working: Mary Putnam Jacobi
An American, Jacobi was the first female graduate of the Ecole de Medecine in Paris and, as a physician, the first women to be admitted to the New York Academy of Medicine.
Jacobi was the first woman to gain admission to numerous medical societies, including the New York Academy of Medicine.
Jacobi was an active participant in, and supporter of, the suffragist movement.
ocp.hul.harvard.edu /ww/people_jacobi.html   (513 words)

 Reader's Companion to American History - -JACOBI, MARY PUTNAM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Jacobi vacillated between research and clinical medicine before she returned to New York in 1871.
In 1873 she married Dr. Abraham Jacobi, a German refugee who had already made a profound impact on New York medicine and is considered to be the father of the specialty of pediatrics.
One of her last scientific works was a detailed and remarkably insightful clinical account of the onset and progress of the meningeal tumor that led to her death in 1906.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/rcah/html/ah_046800_jacobimarypu.htm   (527 words)

 Abraham --¬† Britannica Concise Encyclopedia¬†- The online encyclopedia you can trust!
Genesis tells how Abraham, at 75, left Ur with his barren wife, Sarai (later Sarah), and others to found a new nation in Canaan.
Abraham fathered Ishmael by Sarah's maidservant Hagar; Sarah herself bore Isaac, who inherited the covenant.
Abraham's faith was tested when God ordered him to sacrifice Isaac; he was prepared to obey but God relented.
www.britannica.com /ebc/article-9354423?tocId=9354423   (791 words)

 Abraham and Mary Putnam Jacobi Biography / Biography of Abraham and Mary Putnam Jacobi Biography
Abraham and Mary Putnam Jacobi Biography / Biography of Abraham and Mary Putnam Jacobi Biography
Abraham (1830-1919) and Mary Putnam (1834-1906) Jacobi, husband and wife, were foreign-born American physicians and humanitarians who greatly improved medical care in the United States.
Abraham Jacobi was born into a poverty-stricken family in Westphalia, Germany.
www.bookrags.com /biography-abraham-and-mary-putnam-jacobi   (234 words)

 Jacobi - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Erwin Jacobi (*1902), German politician (DP (German party))
Franz Jacobi (1888-1979), founder member of the German football club Borussia Dortmund
Mary Jacobi (Mary Corinna Putnam Jacobi), the wife of Abraham Jacobi
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jacobi   (113 words)

 Doctrina Jacobi
But you go, master Abraham, and find out about the prophet who has appeared." So I, Abraham, inquired and heard from those who had met him that there was no truth to be found in the so-called prophet, only the shedding of men's blood.
Abraham moreover gives the impression that his meetings with Muhammad's followers were uninformative, even violent.
A highly-placed Arab commander, approximately a decade after the Doctrina Jacobi, expressed disdain for the Hebrew prophets who came before the Arab prophet, and failed even to mention that latter prophet.
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 Abraham Jacobi, MD: The Man and His Legacy -- Burke 101 (2): 309 -- Pediatrics
Jacobi's professional life could have been predicted from his outspoken strong opinions and intolerance of heavy-handed rules.
Jacobi's first official position was that of Professor of Infantile Pathology and Therapeutics at the New York Medical College.
Physically, Jacobi was a small man. But despite his stature, he was a very impressive figure (Fig 1).
pediatrics.aappublications.org /cgi/content/full/101/2/309   (2614 words)

 Pediatrics: Abraham Jacobi, MD, respectable rebel.@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Abraham Jacobi will long be remembered as a strong but sensible advocate of children's issues.
Within years of coming to America, Jacobi published numerous scientific articles, opened free pediatric clinics in New York City, was appointed to prominent hospital positions, and was recognized as a leader in children's medicine.
He lobbied hard for children's medical and social issues including orphanage conditions, child labor, and milk distribution until his death,...
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:19235792&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (210 words)

 Subversion of Science
When Jacobi was sent to study at the Gymnasium in Minden, Westphalia, he spent most of his social time at the Meyers’ household.
Jacobi visited Karl Marx in London, and for a time was a guest of Friedrich Engels in Manchester.
And it was Jacobi who encouraged Franz to emigrate, in 1886, to the United States, where he arranged for his friend a fellow “Forty-eighter” Carl Schurz to get Franz a job at a museum.
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 Shan Ranjit - Circumcision & the Tamil Diaspora
The Jews believed that circumcision was a covenant demanded by God of Abraham in genesis Chapter 17.
Abraham Jacobi - founder of the American pediatric Association – and Dr. M.J.Moses.
Christians were primarily interested in scientifically validating the law of Dr. Moses and Dr. Jacobi as a way of validating Christianity.
www.tamilnation.org /forum/shanranjit/circumcision.htm   (2484 words)

 NIH Record--4/17/2001--Women's History Month Lecture Offers View of Mary Putnam Jacobi
In 1873, she married German physician Abraham Jacobi, who is considered the founder of pediatrics in America.
Constantly encountering the era's conventions that often barred scientific pursuits to women, Putnam Jacobi added social and political activism to her endeavors, organizing the Association for the Advancement of the Medical Education of Women and becoming an outspoken advocate for women scientists.
"Putnam Jacobi often thought of knowledge as something to be taken in by sight," Wells concluded, "but when she herself was producing knowledge she would usually produce it as something to be read...For [her] truth was neither on the surface nor beneath the surface.
www.nih.gov /news/NIH-Record/04_17_2001/story01.htm   (985 words)

 Advocacy, Politics, and the Betterment of Public Health: 1999 Abraham Jacobi Address -- Genel 105 (5): 1131 -- ...
Jacobi is depicted in Fig 2 and his abundant leadership
Abraham Jacobi is described by Russell Viner as a social reformer and a radical socialist who pragmatically transferred his
Thus, Abraham Jacobi was the quintessential physician advocate.
pediatrics.aappublications.org /cgi/content/full/105/5/1131   (3191 words)

 Abraham Jacobi
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JACOBI, Abraham, physician, born in Hartum, Westphalia, 6 May, 1830.
He studied at the universities of Greifswald, Gottingen, and Bonn, and received the degree of M. at the last named in 1851.
www.famousamericans.net /abrahamjacobi   (571 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Jacobi’s training and superior knowledge of the subject peculiarly qualified her to write this scholarly 50-page review article “Infantile Spinal Paralysis.” A member of the NY publishing family, she received a pharmacy degree in 1863, and her medical degree the next year.
This exposed her to the exciting work of Charcot’s clinic and other Frenchmen studying the neuropathology of poliomyelitis, and aroused her pathology and physiology interests.
As to treatment of polio, Dr. Mary Jacobi followed the time-honored medieval remedies (ice applied to spine internally or subcutaneously in order to divert blood circulation to the surface, mercury ointment rubbed in along the spine, followed by blisters and treatment with iodides, and with electrical stimulation starting one week after paralysis).
www.polioassociation.org /Feb2002.htm   (2935 words)

 Abraham Jacobi
Jacobi, Abraham, 1830–1919, American pediatrician, founder of pediatrics in the United States, b.
In the footsteps of Abraham Jacobi, an early international medical graduate: contributions of a single South African Medical School to US Pediatrics.(Special Article) (Pediatrics)
Jacobi, Mary Corinna Putnam (biography) (Her Heritage: A Biographical Encyclopedia of Famous American Women)
www.infoplease.com /ce6/people/A0825833.html   (206 words)

 Allen v Mastrianni (2003 NYSlipOp 19375)
The parties to this real property dispute own adjoining properties on the shore of Lake George in the Town of Bolton, Warren County, in an area known as "Jacobi Point." Historically, plaintiffs and their predecessors-in-title accessed their property via a deeded right-of-way over defendants' property.
In support of their motion, defendants point to the deposition testimony of plaintiff W. Park Allen, which described a history of cooperation and accommodation among the property owners on Jacobi Point dating back to a common grantor, Abraham Jacobi.
In the absence of any evidence that plaintiffs' use of defendants' property was hostile and under a claim of right, the prescriptive easement causes of action were properly dismissed.
www.courts.state.ny.us /REPORTER/3dseries/2003/2003_19375.htm   (432 words)

 The First Jewish Residents in the census of 1850
Abraham Jacobi (or Jacoba) born about 1825 in Poland (Prussia) These men were unmarried merchants and resided in their stores.
Stern describes this as being (adjacent to each other) which were on the ground floor of a two story building on Aliso and Los Angeles Street.
Home adjacent lived Michaels and Jacobi, next door were Sichel, Plumer and Goodman; Wasserman and Bachman occupied the following house.
home.earthlink.net /~nholdeneditor/genealogies.htm   (548 words)

 The Mount Sinai Alumni, Inc. - Mount Sinai School of Medicine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
William Hitzig, the President of the Associated Alumni in 1952, conceived the idea of commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Hospital by honoring Mount Sinai physicians.
Abraham Jacobi, after whom the Medallion is named, was an outstanding physician who served the Hospital from 1860 to 1919, and is credited with founding the specialty of pediatrics.
A man of broad interests, humanistic philosophy, investigative acumen, and clinical skills, he stands as a model not only for Mount Sinai, but for the entire medical profession.
www.mssm.edu /alumni/dinner_dance.shtml   (302 words)

 Jacobi Medical Center   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-29)
Jacobi Medical Center (JMC) also strives to achieve excellence in medical education, working in partnership with its academic affiliate, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Jacobi Medical Center is a member of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation and the largest Public Hospital in the Bronx.
We are a major academic affiliate and teaching site of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and we are affiliated for clinical services with the New York Medical Alliance, P.C. JMC offers a complete range of acute, specialty, general care and psychiatric services and specialized Emergency Departments for adult, pediatric and psychiatric services.
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 Health, child definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
His doctoral thesis was on diseases of childhood associated with fever.
One of the pioneers of pediatrics in the U.S. was Dr. Abraham Jacobi.
Born in Germany in 1830, Dr. Jacobi came to the U.S. in 1853 and went into practice in New York City.
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 A Doctor's Memories, Chapter 14
The next day Doctor Jacobi and I entered a street car, where we found Doctor Holmes immediately in front of us.
I shall leave the reader to explain how Doctor Holmes knew so much about Doctor Jacobi in the evening and how he managed to forget it all the next morning.
Doctor Jacobi and I suspected that Doctor Bowditch had something to do with the wonderful knowledge temporarily possessed by the Autocrat of the Breakfast-table at his reception.
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