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Overview Bea Asherman was a longtime volunteer for National Jewish Health, beginning when she joined the New York Auxiliary Chapter of the National Home for Jewish Children, later the National Asthma Center. She became president of the New York auxillary, and then a national auxiliary board member and trustee. She continued to volunteer after the National Asthma Center merged with National Jewish Hospital. She helped establish 17 auxiliary chapters in New York. Collection contains photographs,...
Overview Bernard S. Fellner wrote “The Confessions and Convictions of a Conscientious CFO” about his nearly 18 years as the chief financial officer of National Jewish Hospital from 1980-1997. He helped make NJH solvent during the transition of National Jewish Hospital from inpatient to outpatient treatment of asthma. National Jewish Hospital began as a tuberculosis sanitorium and was free to all patients. When Bernard Fellner arrived in 1980, NJH had only recently begun to charge for treatment and had...
Dates: Other: February 2020
Overview Seraphine Eppstein Pisko was Executive-Secretary of National Jewish Hospital from 1911 to 1938. She was involved in both Jewish and secular social organizations, holding executive positions in the Hebrew Ladies' Benevolent Society, National Council of Jewish Women, and National Jewish Hospital. The collection, intentionally assembled by the Beck Archives, consists of papers providing biographical information about Pisko as well as letterhead and invitations from National Jewish Hospital and...
Overview In 1899, the Jewish community erected the non-sectarian National Jewish Hospital for Consumptives (NJH), the first sanatorium in Denver, Colorado, for tuberculosis victims. With the financial assistance of the International B'nai B'rith fraternal organization, patients from all over the U.S. were admitted free of charge. The NJH adopted a program that emphasized the benefits of fresh air, proper nutrition, and rest. The hospital was founded by a group of Jewish residents of Denver who were of...
Overview Rosalind (Roz) Farnam Dudden was interviewed by Margaret Bandy in May of 2019 as part of the Medical Library Associations (MLA) Oral History Project. She received her MLS from the University of Denver in 1970. Roz Dudden directed two libraries in Denver, Mercy Medical Center, a Catholic general hospital, (1971-1986) and at National Jewish Health (1986-2011). She is recognized for leading collaborative efforts with hospital librarians in Colorado and the Medical Library Association for adopting...
Dates: Other: 2018-2019
- Names: National Jewish Health (U.S.) X
- Jewish hospitals -- Colorado -- Denver 3
- Asthma -- Treatment 2
- Denver (Colo.) 2
- Jewish women -- Colorado -- Denver 2
- Jews -- Colorado -- Denver 2
- Charities 1
- Chief financial officers 1
- Correspondence 1
- Digital images 1
- Fund raisers (Persons) 1
- Hospital administrators -- Denver (Colo.) 1
- Hospital libraries 1
- Information technology 1
- Jewish children 1
- Jewish physicians -- Colorado -- Denver 1
- Jewish women -- United States -- Biography 1
- Jews -- Charities 1
- Librarians 1
- Medical research personnel 1
- Medicare 1
- New York (N.Y.) 1
- Newsletters 1
- Oral histories 1
- Patient records 1
- Photographs 1
- Printed ephemera 1
- Tuberculosis -- Hospitals -- Denver (Colo.) 1
- Tuberculosis -- Patients 1
- Tuberculosis in children 1
- Volunteers 1 ∧ less