Engineer, Humanitarian and Author
During World War II, Joseph J. Jacobs, Ph.D., ’34 helped develop the mass production of the wonder drug penicillin. He founded Jacobs Engineering Group and took it from a one-man chemical process consultancy to its present status as one of the world’s leading engineering-construction companies with offices on four continents. Dr. Jacobs served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Polytechnic University and, in 1983, received the Hoover Medal, which recognizes the civic and humanitarian achievement of professional engineers.
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David H. Abramson, MD ’61 David H. Abramson, MD ’61 is an eye surgeon specializing in eye cancer who is the founding Chief of the Ophthalmic Oncology Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering, where he is Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Radiation Oncology, and Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill/Cornell Medical School….more
Allan L. Abramson, MD ’58 Allan L. Abramson, MD ’58 is a board certified otolaryngologist who currently is in his 50th year of practice at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He also serves as Professor at the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. In 1975, he established…more