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Overview Leonid B. Heifets was born 1926 in what is now Belarus. Dr. Heifets began his medical training at age 16, obtaining an MD, PhD and ScD. He participated with the World Health Organization as a member of Russian medical expeditions to the Congo in 1960 and 1962. He immigrated to the United States in 1979 and was employed by the National Jewish Hospital as head of the Mycobacteriology laboratory for 32 years. In 1994 and 1994 he went to Botswana and South Africa as an American expert on...
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Overview Born in Russia, Bassow emigrated to New York in 1906, eventually moving to Wyoming where his family briefly were homesteaders and he taught in a one-room schoolhouse. Later he graduated from the University of Colorado Medical School.