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Call Number: Ms Coll 71
Overview: Myron Genel, M.D. is a professor emeritus of pediatrics at the Yale School of Medicine. During his career at Yale, he was chief of the section of pediatric endocrinology, program director of the Children's Clinical Research Center, and Associate Dean, Government and Community Affairs. The collection documents Dr. Genel's work with organizations and government committees on a variety of topics including public health policies for pediatric medicine, fetal tissue research, gender identification...