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Portrait of Jacob Adam Werner Hetrick, M.D., 1895-1979

Portrait of Jacob Hetrick, M.D.

Selected Works by Jacob Adam Werner Hetrick

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.

Brief Biographical Sketch

Born:  Asbury Park, New Jersey, 1895
Died:  1979


  • M.D., New York Medical College, 1918

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