Bernard Roswit

First Name: 

Bernard

Middle Name: 

Last Name: 

Roswit

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Graduation Year: 

1934

Degree granting institution: 

College of Physicians and Surgeons

Full Death Date: 

3/1/2001

Memo: 

A retired radiation oncologist, Dr. Roswit was professor emeritus of radiation therapy at Mount Sinai's medical school and a former director of radio-therapy at the Bronx VA Hospital. A respected specialist in the field, he was also a consultant to Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center,, Bronx-Lebanon Medical Center, Catholic Medical Center in Queens, Montiefiore Medical Center, and the American Cancer Society. He served as a major in the U.S. Army Medical Corps during World War II. Having treated more than 15,000 cancer patients and trained more than 300 residents in radiation oncology over the course of his career, Dr. Roswit received a commendation from the chief medical director of the VA in 1960. The author of 75 scientific papers and seven book chapters in his field, he was founder and longtime director of radiobiology and radioisotope labs at the VA Hospital in the Bronx, where he worked in association with Nobel Laureate Dr. Rosalyn S. Yalow. Photo.

Citation: 

P&S 22 (Spring 2002) P 34

Record ID: 

7 850