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Erwin Popper
Austrian physician

Erwin Popper

Erwin Popper
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Intro Austrian physician
Was Physician
From Austria
Field Healthcare
Gender male
Birth 9 December 1879
Death 28 September 1955 (aged 75 years)
Star sign Sagittarius
The details (from wikipedia)


Erwin Popper (December 9, 1879 − September 28, 1955), was an Austrian physician, who, in 1908, along with Karl Landsteiner discovered the infectious character of Poliomyelitis.
Popper wrote his doctoral thesis in Vienna in 1903 and then became a military surgeon with the artillery. From 1904 to 1905 he worked as a candidate and assistant physician at the Wiedner Hospital in Vienna, then moved to the Wilhelminenspital. In 1911 he became a resident doctor at the Allgemeine Poliklinik (outpatients clinic). As of 1918 he worked as a paediatrician in Vienna and director of the pediatric ambulance of the Vienna Krankenkasse (statutory medical insurance company). In 1938 he emigrated to England and held jobs as Medical Officer in children’s homes until 1942, subsequently he worked as a Resident Medical Officer in Cheshire until 1945.

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