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Carol Eisenberg died in 103; Helped start doctors for human rights

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A team of doctors, along with another advocacy group, Human Rights Watch, has responded to a public health threat posed by anti-personnel mines in Cambodia, particularly to children. In a statement, it called for an international ban on these weapons. The medical team then joined five other organizations to form the International Nobel Peace Prize Campaign, which won the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize.

In a statement after Dr. Eisenberg’s death, Alan Ones, chairman of the Board of Human Rights Doctors, asked him “for the insurmountable amount of life he managed to touch, improve, facilitate and save.”

Caroline Blitzman was born in 1917. The second of three daughters on September 15 in Buenos Aires. His father, Bernardo Blitzman, emigrated from Russia to Argentina as a child. His mother, Theodora (Kan) Blitzman, was from Ukraine. Caroline grew up on the other side of the slaughterhouse, where her father was a secret executive.

After graduating from high school, he trained as a psychiatric social worker in Buenos Aires at the Hospicio de las Mercedes (now the Jose Tiburcio Borda city hospital) before deciding to pursue a medical career.

“I had to go into medicine to be able to do more than just celebrate the holidays so that families could have turkeys,” she said in an interview with the Foundation for the History of Women in Medicine in 2008.

In 1944 he graduated from the University of Buenos Aires with a medical education.

Avoiding visa complications, getting a child psychiatry scholarship in Britain with Dr. Anna Freud, ig Igmund’s youngest child, Dr. Eisenberg studied at Johns ounce Hopkins University under the tutelage of Dr. Leo Kanner, who recently developed the term autism. He worked with her at Sons Hopkins Hospital.

He then joined the ounce of Hopkins School of Medicine, practicing psychiatry until 1968, when he became a staff psychiatrist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Student Health Services.

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