n South African Journal of Surgery - Claude H. Organ : obituary
|Article Title||Claude H. Organ : obituary|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||South African Journal of Surgery|
|Author||John Terblanche and J.A. (Bert) Myburgh|
|Publication Date||Aug 2005|
Extracted from text ... SAJS VOL 43, NO. 3, AUGUST 2005 139 Born on 16 October 1928 in Marshall, Texas, Claude Organ attended school in Denison, Texas, and then college in New Orleans, Mississippi. He did exceptionally well at both and was accepted at Creighton School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska, in the single place allocated for a black student per year. Although he had experienced racialism during his school and college years, Omaha was also to prove an experience for him. As always, he succeeded despite the problems, and remained at Creighton to complete his surgical training between 1952 and 1957. After a stint in the Navy, he returned to Creighton to a staff position in 1960, rapidly ..
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