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Stahl, William M, 1922-2012



William Stahl was born in November 6, 1922 in Danbury, Connecticut. He graduated from Dartmtouth College and Dartmouth Medical School under the US Navy V-12 accelerated program in 1944. He completed his MD degree at Harvard Medical School in 1945 and interned at Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital from 1946 to 1947. As a commissioned captain in the Army Medical Corps, Dr. Stahl would begin his medical practice at the US Army Hospital at Fort Devens, Massachusetts. He was then assigned as chief of general services on the Eniwetok Atoll in the Marshall Islands under the US Atomic Energy Commission. There, he directed a mobile surgical unit and was the only doctor for nearly 1,000 men, receiving a commendation for his outstanding perfor- mance in this role. He completed his surgical residency at Bellevue Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Stahl then joined his father in a private practice of surgery for 7 years in Danbury, Connecticut, and was appointed chief of surgery at Danbury Hospital. From 1963 to 1966, Dr. Stahl served as an associate professor of surgery and vice chairman of the Department of Surgery at the University of Vermont Medical School in Burlington. In 1966, he joined the faculty of the New York University Medical School as professor of surgery and vice chairman of the Department of Surgery and the staff of Bellevue Hospital. Stahl stayed within the New York Public Hospital system until his retirement in 1998. He died in 2012.

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William Stahl class notes

Identifier: MS-443
Date(s): 1942 to 1944

William M. Stahl (1922-2012), physician. Dartmouth College Class of 1944. The collection contains notes from classes in biology and chemistry.

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