Fahlen, Frederick Theodore

Master pnID: 
AMH-PN1060
History of Arizona medicine; collections of Orville Harry Brown, M.D. [AHSL Special Collections WZ 70 AA7 H673]: 
volume 2, page(s) 209,210; volume 10, page(s) 450; volume 11, page(s) 255; volume 12, page(s) 223
Degree|Title|Profession: 
MD
Residence(s): 
Phoenix

Given name also sometimes appears as “Frederic.”

See History of Arizona medicine; collections of Orville Harry Brown, M.D. [AHSL Special Collections WZ 70 AA7 H673].

See Arizona Medicine In Memoriam: "Frederick Theodore Fahlen, Sr. MD, 1882-1968" (August, 1968, page 722.): nickhame "Fritz"; born April 9, 1882; died May 14, 1968; MD degree from Washington University School of Medicine (St. Louis), 1903; practiced in St. Louis; moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1918 to convalesce from tuberculosis; completed his convalescence in 1919 at the New Mexico Cottage Sanitarium in Silver City; after his recovery served at Medical Director of the New Mexico Cottage Sanitarium for three years (1920-1923); in 1923 appointed by Governor Hunt as Superintendent of Public Health for the State of Arizona, where he served for six years; in 1953 inducted into the Arizona Medical Association's "Fifty Year Club"; University of Arizona's Medallion of Merit conferred to Dr. Fahlen in 1963 on the occasion of the UA's 75th Anniversary.

Southwestern Medicine, Aug 1926; 10 (8): 354: ...Dr. F.T. Fahlen, the present State Health Officer of Arizona...

J Am Med Assoc, Sep 1918; 71: 1074: To cooperate with the state health authorities in Arizona, Dr. Frederick T. Fahlen, St. Louis, has been appointed acting assistant surgeon of the United States Public Health Service for Arizona. Dr. Orville H. Brown, Phoenix, new state superintendent of public health who succeeded Dr. William O. Sweek, will cooperate with the United States Public Health Service representative in the expenditure of the appropriation for the control of venereal disease.
J Am Med Assoc, Jan 1923; 80: 258: ARIZONA. Governor Hunt has appointed Dr. Frederick T. Fahlen, Phoenix, as state superintendent of public health to succeed Alexander M. Tuthill of Phoenix.
J Am Med Assoc, Mar 1929; 92: 813: Governor Phillips announced, February 16, the appointment of Dr. Reginald J. H. Stroud, Tempe, as state superintendent of public health to succeed Dr. Frederic T. Fahlen, whose term expires April 2.
JAMA, Jul 1968; 205: 259: Fahlen, Frederic T.; Phoenix, Ariz; Washington University, 1903; past president of the Maricopa County Medical Society; formerly secretary and state superintendent of public health; affiliated with St. Joseph's, Good Samaritan, and the John C. Lincoln hospitals; died May 14, aged 86, of heart failure.

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