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Bruenn, Howard Gerald

Born: 1905 AD
Died: 1995 AD, at 90 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Physicians


         - Dr. Bruenn was a renowned physician and author of many important articles on internal medicine and cardiology.

1929 - The Columbia College graduate earned his medical degree from Johns Hopkins and interned at Boston City Hospital.

         - He specialized in cardiology during a residency at CPMC.

         - He married Dorothy Conner, a graduate nurse at Presbyterian Hospital, after opening a private practice.

1945 - He served Roosevelt until the president's death from a cerebral hemorrhage in April.

1961-1975 - Became the chief of cardiology at Bethesda Naval Medical Center.

1995 - Died on July 29th at his summer home in Sorrento, Maine. Dr. Bruenn, a cardiologist, grew to prominence as attending physician to President Franklin D. Roosevelt during the president's last year of life.


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