- Abraham,1866–1959, U.S. educator.
- his brother Simon, 1863–1946, U.S. pathologist and bacteriologist.
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Like disciplines, professions have unique characteristics, as defined by Flexner.Nursing as Caring
Mr. Flexner is the medical-school inspector of the Carnegie Foundation.
Miss Flexner, of the Louisville free public library, then spoke of an experience in placing books in a county jail.
On the millstone was inscribed the indictment: Mr. Flexner is not the first man who has had the courage of his insensibilities.
Mr. Flexner is the medical school inspector of the Carnegie Foundation.
- American microbiologist who isolated the bacillus of dysentery (1900), developed a serum for cerebrospinal meningitis (1907), and led the team that identified the cause of poliomyelitis.
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