Saul Krugman M.D. – Physician, Scientist, Teacher 1911-1995

A Remarkable Career

Dr. Krugman receiving a traditional Maori greeting in New Zealand

The focus of Dr. Krugman's efforts was the prevention and control of infectious diseases. He and his colleagues evaluated and helped formulate the policies for clinical use of the newly developed vaccines against poliomeyelitis, measles, rubella and hepatitis B. In the course of these efforts, he actively participated in studies around the world - Nigeria, Israel, Greece, Taiwan, Japan, New Zealand - giving generously of his knowledge and experience.