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James Jekel, MD

Professor Emeritus of and Lecturer in Public Health (Health Policy)

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James Jekel, MD


The emeritus C.-E. A. Winslow Professor of Public Health, Jekel’s research focused on teenage pregnancy, outcomes for teenage mothers and their babies, cocaine abuse as well as high fevers in infancy and intrauterine growth retardation. Jekel was director of medical studies and acting head of the Division of Health Services Administration, director of the School of Medicine's Preventive Medicine Residency Program and assistant director of its Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar Program.

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  • MD
    Washington University St. Louis (1960)

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