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Julius H. Jacobson, II, M.D., Professorship in Vascular Surgery

JacobsonJuliusJULIUS H. JACOBSON II, Med 1952, is considered to be the preeminent pioneer in microsurgery. Dr. Jacobson initially pursued graduate work in cell physiology and then entered the School of Medicine, where he excelled. He applied the basic science graduate training in his innovative use of microscopes during surgery. In addition to endowing this chair, Dr. Jacobson and his wife, JOAN JACOBSON, have established professorships in vascular surgery at Hadassah-Hebrew University School of Medicine in Jerusalem and at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. These medical centers are now working with Hopkins surgeons through monthly conferences via satellite, which have proven valuable for all three institutions and their patients.