Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Lemberg

  • Ludwik Fleck, physician in Lwow Ghetto

    George M. Weisz Sydney, Australia Andrzej Grzybowski Poland   Dr. Ludwik Fleck, a pioneer in the early diagnosis of infectious diseases, was born in 1896 in Lwow, then known as Lemberg and until World War I, part of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Graduating from Lwow University Medical School, Dr. Fleck became interested in medical research and…