Collection: Deeny Papers

Collection DescriptionJames Deeny, practitioner in Lurgan the 1930s, made pioneering surveys of infant mortality and tuberculosis. Chief Medical Officer to Dublin Department of Health, 1944-1950, when he resigned to set up the National T.B. Survey. Returned to institute the Mother and Child Scheme. This collection reflects his interests in Belfast linen workers, among whom he conducted a social and clinical survey; the eradication of tuberculosis; infant diseases, including enteritis.

Repository: RCSI Heritage Collections

Repository NameRCSI Heritage Collections
AddressMercer Building RCSI Mercer Street Lower  Dublin 2
EircodeD02 YH72
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