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Tulane University's Contributions to Health Sciences research and education: A Guide: Dr. Margaret H. D. Smith

Distinguished Tulane Medical and Public Health Faculty and Tulane Health Sciences Alumni. Selected highlights on their contributions to medical science.

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Dr. Smith was an international expert on childhood tuberculosis and a pioneer in the establishment of the subspecialty of infectious disease. She also served as chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics' Committee on Infectious Diseases.

She was the first to apply triple chemotherapy to acute bacterial meningitis.

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