1954 – New Respirator Center

1954 – New Respirator Center

Announcement Date: September 19, 1954


Gift of Jack.


Mount Sinai Hospital will begin construction of a large respirator center on top of its Childrens’ Pavilion on Oct. 5. The center will replace a temporary one opened in a converted teaching suite a year ago.

The new center will be a gift of the Jack Martin Polio Fund and will be named in memory of Jack Martin, a manufacturer and World War II veteran who died from polio in 1950 at the age of 34.

Dr. Martin R. Steinberg, director of the hospital said yesterday that the facility would be completed next May and would be supported by the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis. It will have a capacity of sixteen patients.


The New York Times

Published: September 19, 1954

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