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Colleges & Grad Schools - NY Medical College: Paul LeClerc Honored
www.educationupdate.com, 1 June 2002 [cached]
The university also awarded an honorary doctor of science degree to Catherine N. Hinterbuchner, M.D., professor and chairman of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the College.A resident of Rye, N.Y., Dr. Hinterbuchner served as chief of rehabilitation medicine at Metropolitan Hospital Center from 1964 until last December, the first woman in Metropolitan's history appointed to the position.She continues to serve as chief of rehabilitation medicine at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx.A member of the college faculty for nearly 40 years, she became the first female department chair in 1971.#