Weckesser, Elden Christian

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WECKESSER, Elden Christian

WECKESSER, Elden Christian. American, b. 1910. Genres: Medicine/ Health, Biography. Career: Cincinnati General Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, intern, 1936-37; University Hospitals, Cleveland, OH, senior intern in surgery, 1937-38, assistant resident and intern in general surgery, 1938-39, resident and intern in general surgery, 1939-40; Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, demonstrator in surgery, 1940-46, instructor in surgery, 1946-47, senior instructor in surgery, 1947-49, assistant professor, 1949-51, assistant clinical professor, 1951-57, associate clinical professor, 1957-64, clinical professor, 1964-78, professor of surgery, 1978-81, emeritus professor of surgery, 1981-. Publications: Treatment of Hand Injuries, 1974; Long Family History as Related to Emanuel Clifton Long and Ella Long Weckesser, 1982; The Department of Surgery, Case Western Reserve University 1843-1986, 1986; His Name Was Mudd: The Life of Dr. Samuel A. Mudd, the Doctor Who Treated John Wilkes Booth after the Assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, 1991; Fifty-Five Years of My Era of the Twentieth Century, 1999. Contributor to periodicals. Died 2002.