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Hetrick, Jacob Adam Werner, M.D., 1895-1979: Home


Brief Biographical Sketch

Born:  Asbury Park, NJ, 1895
Died:  1979

NYMC History:

President, New York Medical College, 1942-1958
Dean, New York Medical College, 1940-1958
Professor emeritus, Otolaryngology, New York Medical College, 1969
Professor and Director of the Department of Otolaryngology, New York Homeopathic Medical College, 1929-1969
Professor of Otolaryngology, Flower and Fifth Avenue Hospital, 1927-1929
Faculty, New York Homeopathic Medical College, 1921-1979
Graduate, New York Homoeopathic Medical College, 1918

Additional Biographical Information:

Listed in American Men and Women of Science, 13th ed, v.3, p.1895
Fellow, American College of Surgeons and Academy of Ophthalmology
Fellow, New York Academy of Sciences
Research focused on medical education and otorhinology
In 1950, "He established a clinic for the diagnosis, treatment and guidance of mentally retarded youngsters" (New York Times, Nov 27, 1979)

PORTRAIT LOCATION: Library stairwell next to his wife, Lillian Morgan Hetrick

Selected publications

Hetrick, JAW.  The diabetic as an otolaryngological problem.  J. Ophth, Otol and Laryngol.  Phila 1926, 172-177.

Hetrick, JAW.  Patient presenting unusal movements of tympanic membrane associated with tinnitus. J. Ophth, Otol, & Larnyg 31:24-28.  Jan 1927. 

Hetrick, JAW.  Use of posture in treatment of acute otitis media.  J. Ophth, Otol, and Laryng. 31: 183-188. June 1927.

 Hetrick, JAW.  Atypical mastoiditis, report of 4 cases, one chronic with atypical development, review of 48 cases.  J. Ophth.Otol and Laryng. 32: 40-58, Feb 1928

 Hetrick, JAW.  Zinc peroxide in treatment of chronic suppurative otitis media; preliminary study.  New York M. Coll. & Flower Hosp Bull. 1; 236-240, Dec 1938.

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