North Central College - Naperville, IL

Leona Brandes Yeager

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Outstanding Alumni Award Winner 1963

Dr. Leona Yeager served on the faculty of Northwestern Medical School and was an associate in medicine. By 1962, she was associate professor of medicine. She was on staff at Evanston Hospital, Cook County Hospital and St. Francis Hospital. She also held positions at Northwestern Medical School as laboratory technician in clinical pathology and in experimental medicine. Dr. Yeager was a member of several medical societies and was a frequent contributor to medical journals. In 1963, she was president-elect of the American College Heath Association and chairman of that association’s Committee on Standards.