Flexner, Simon

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Flexner,

Simon, U.S. pathologist, 1863-1946.
Flexner bacillus - Synonym(s): Shigella flexneri
Shigella flexneri - see under Shiga
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Carey's sister, Helen Whitall Thomas, a devoted feminist and graduate of Bryn Mawr College, married the celebrated Simon Flexner, physician, scientist, pathologist, and bacteriologist.
Rockefeller through his Principles and Practice of Medicine resulted in the creation of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, first directed by Simon Flexner (46, 47).
As Simon Flexner of the Rockefeller Institute explained to Herbert Hoover, "By exercising precautions of incinerating all materials in contact with the experimental animals and the precise control of personnel--clothing, shoes, etc.
One can really then put this decision, in a sense, in the lap of Simon Flexner.
Though sensitive to the significance of the patient's voice in this story, she fails to capture it in a disappointing chapter devoted to recounting letters from the lay public written to the most prominent medical figures associated with the New York polio epidemic of 1916, including Simon Flexner of the Rockefeller Institute and Haven Emerson, Health Commissioner of New York City.
Simon Flexner, his friend and biographer, recalls his attitude toward food: