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Dr. Carlisle S. Lentz

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In his office ca. 1933. Superintendent of UVa Hospital 1931-1950. Unidentified Newpaper article from 1933 on "Charlottesville Personalities": "Dr. Carlisle Sanford Lentz, superintendent of the University of Virginia Hospital and professor of hospital administration at the University Medical School, was born in Omaha, Neb. on January 31, 1894, the son of Charles M. and Elizabeth (Boone) Lentz. Dr. Lentz received his early education in the Omaha public schools, entering Creighton University High School in 1907. After receiving his A. B. degree from Creighton University in 1914, he entered Johns Hopkins where he received his M.D. in 1918. Upon receiving his medical degree he served as first lieutenant in the medical corps of the army, returning to Johns Hopkins Hospital in January 1919 where he held the position of assistant superintendent until 1921. In 1921 Dr. Lentz went to the University Hospital in Augusta, Ga., serving as superintendent there and instructing a class in hospital administration in the medical department of the University of Georgia until [in] 1931 he came to Charlottesville to accept the position of superintendent of the University of Virginia Hospital and professor of hospital administration here. He is a member of Alpha Kappa Kappa, medical fraternity, Alpha Omega Alpha, the Albermarle, Virginia and American Medical Associations, the Virginia Hospital and the American Hospital Associations, and a major in the medical reserve corps of the U.S. Army. He belongs to Farmington Country Club.
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University of Virginia Visual History Collection
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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