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Document in Grigore T. Popa’s own handwriting - picture
Place where the object is located
The first page of a document belonging to the "Grigore T. Popa" Collection within the Museum of the History of Medicine - UMF Iași.
Story of the object
Grigore T. Popa wrote numerous pages, which are now preserved as valuable documents for the history of Romanian and universal science. In the "Grigore T. Popa" Collection there are pages written in Romanian, German, French and English, languages in which the Romanian professor often gave lectures in the Romanian and European space. This excerpt is part of a conference in which Grigore T. Popa spoke about the path of Romanian medicine in difficult times for Romania.
Unit of the Educational Material connected (6 - 2)
The document was entrusted by the family to Dr. Richard Constantinescu, iatro-historian and biographer of Grigore T. Popa. It has the acceptance of the family to be publicly exposed and reproduced as an image but also text in publications or volumes of documents. It was written on A4 sheets of paper, with a pen on one side and is in preservation in the archives of the Museum of the History of Medicine - UMF Iași, where it can be consulted or photocopied.
In this document Grigore T. Popa describes the problems of medicine in Romania before and after the World War II. The medical schools in Romania were founded on the French model, but soon came the German influence and after the World War II the American period. Some doctors as studied in France (Thoma Ionescu, Gheorghe Marinescu and E. Juvara), some in Germany (Victor Babeș and Emil Pușcariu) and the following, Grigore T. Popa, Marius Nasta and Ion Bălteanu in America.