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In praise and memory of Dr. Hans Einstein

Dr. Hans Einstein

Dr. Hans Einstein, a 1943 Furman graduate, was an immigrant success story, healer, family man and visionary. A distant relative of famed physicist Albert Einstein, he practiced internal and pulmonary medicine for decades in Bakersfield, Calif., and would become best known as a central figure in a coordinated effort to develop a vaccine designed to prevent valley fever, one of the great medical scourges of the American Southwest. Einstein died Aug. 11 at his home in Bakersfield at the age of 89.

Read the article in The Bakersfield Californian

Last updated August 14, 2012
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