Schmitz, Robert L(enzen)

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SCHMITZ, Robert L(enzen)

SCHMITZ, Robert L(enzen). American, b. 1914. Genres: Medicine/Health. Career: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, intern at university clinics, 1938-39, International Cancer Research Foundation fellow, 1939-40; Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN, fellow in surgery, 1940-43; Mayo Clinic, Rochester, first assistant and resident, 1943-44; Loyola University of Chicago, Chicago, clinical associate in surgery at Stritch School of Medicine, 1946-52, assistant clinical professor, 1952-56, coordinator of cancer teaching, 1952- 69, associate clinical professor, 1956-66, clinical professor of surgery, 1966- 72; Cook County Graduate School, professor, 1952-69; University of Illinois, professor of surgery, 1972-86, director of Metropolitan Group Hospitals Residency in General Surgery, 1972-86, professor emeritus, 1986-. National Board of Medical Examiners, diplomate, 1938; Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, associate attending surgeon, 1946-58, senior attending surgeon, 1958- 84, president of staff, 1962-65 and 1967-69, head of Department of Surgery, 1967-85, attending surgeon emeritus, 1984-86; Cook County Hospital, attending surgeon, 1958-69. Publications: The Remarkable Surgical Practice of John Benjamin Murphy, 1993. Author of two film scripts. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to scientific journals. Address: c/o University of Illinois Press, 1325 South Oak, Champaign, IL 61820, U.S.A.