Virginia Tarlow, MD
Born in Russia in 1908, Virginia Tarlow (1908-1969) immigrated with her family to the United States as a young girl. She received her undergraduate degree from Crane Junior College and her medical doctorate from Loyola University Medical School in 1931. Dr. Tarlow worked as a professor of psychiatry at the University of Illinois Medical School from 1944-1960 and was the associate to director of Neuropsychiatric Institute from 1946-1950. In 1961, Virginia Tarlow accepted a position at Northwestern as an assistant professor of neurology. She later achieved the title associate professor before her death in 1969. Northwestern established the Virginia Tarlow Distinguished Lectureship in her honor.
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