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- Dr. Samuel Leopold was born 25 September 1879 in Philadelphia. He received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School (Penn) in 1902 and completed his internship at the Jewish Hospital. In 1905, he was appointed as an Instructor in Pathology Penn, held the position of Instructor of Neuropathology and Neurology from 1907 to 1917, and was promoted to Associate Professor in 1918, a position he held until 1940.
In addition to teaching at Penn, Leopold served on the staffs at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia General Hospital, and Albert Einstein Medical Center. He was associated with Friends Hospital and served as the Chief Neuropsychiatrist in the municipal courts of Philadelphia.
Leopold died on 6 June 1981 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Nathan Schlezinger collection on Samuel Leopold dates from 1979 to 1981 and consists mainly of biographical information about Samuel Leopold.
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