Greta Hahn Camel, M.D.

GRETA HAHN CAMEL, M.D., passed away May 26, 2023. Beloved wife of the late H. Marvin Camel, M.D.; dear mother of Lisa Camel of Durham, NC, Dr. Mark (Linda) Camel of Greenwich, CT, David (Erika) Camel of Los Angeles, CA and Susan Camel of Albany, CA; dear grandmother of Andrew, Matthew, Ned, Hannah, Lindsay, Sarah, Lindsay, Noah and Jacob; dear sister-in-law of the late Etta (the late Max) Rosenblatt and the late Dorothy (the late Sol) Yaffe; our dear aunt, cousin and friend.

Greta emigrated from Vienna, Austria to Waterbury, CT when she was just 11 years old. She earned a BA in 1946 and a medical degree in 1949, both from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She was the only female in her medical school class. Greta was a practicing physician for nearly 50 years, spending the majority of her career at the St. Louis VA Medical Center, specializing in the research and treatment of systemic hypertension. She was an assistant professor of medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. Upon her retirement she became an active participant in the Society of Professors Emeriti at Washington University.

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