Cecil G. Sheps

Cecil G. Sheps (1913–2004) was a leader in the field of health administration and health services research. At various times, he directed the Beth Israel hospitals in Boston and New York and taught at Harvard Medical School, the University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. The Center for Health Services Research at the University of North Carolina was named in his honor.

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Mindel Cherniack Sheps

As a pioneering physician, biostatistician, and demographer, Mindel Cherniack Sheps was acutely aware of the role science could play as a powerful social force. She taught that peace, social justice, and science were inextricably bound; humanism in any field must be based on social equity and knowledge.


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