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Horace E. Ayers, M.D., Class of 1909


Biographical Information

Born:  circa 1878
Died: 1967


Horace Ayers was a 1909 graduate of the New York Homeopathic Medical College, where he went on to become Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology from 1923-1938.  He served as President of the Board of Governors of the Alumni Association from 1927-1930. In 1940, he was honored with a testimonial dinner-dance by his staff from Metropolitan and Flower and Fifth Avenue Hospitals.  After retirement, Dr. Ayers was awarded status of Professor Emeritus of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

NYMC History: 

  • Professor Emeritus, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 
  • Testimonial dinner held in his honor by staff of Metropolitan and Flower and Fifth Avenue Hospitals on April 20, 1940.
       Source: Quarterly of the Alumni Association of the New York Medical College April 1940. 2(1), p. 11.
  • Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology, 1923-1938
  • President, Board of Governors of the Alumni Association, 1927-1930
  • Graduated, New York Homeopathic Medical College, 1909


Additional Biographical Information:

  • Honored by New York State Section of the International College of Surgeons, 1958
       Source: Chironian 19(4), January 1958.
  • Member, Medical Grievance Committee of the State of New York. [n.d.]
  • Secretary, Academy of Pathological Sciences [n.d.]
       Source: Chironian April 1940. 2(1), p. 10

Works by Horace. E. Ayers

Held in the Library's Historical Collections, this volume can be viewed upon request:

Ayers, Horace. Free Choice. Quarterly of the Alumni Association of the New York Medical College. Vol 1(1) April 1939. Pg.5.

Ayers, H.E. and J.G. Mussio. Obstetrical maneuvers on the ayers manikin. 1943.; Sound; Color; 22 minutes.

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