Henry Turner (endocrinologist)

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Henry H. Turner
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BornAugust 28, 1892
DiedAugust 4, 1970 (aged 77)
Cause of deathComplications of lung cancer
NationalityAmerican
EducationUniversity of Louisville School of Medicine
OccupationEndocrinologist
EmployerUniversity of Oklahoma College of Medicine
Known forFirst description of Turner syndrome
TitleChief of Endocrinology, Associate Dean
Spouse(s)Frances Bulkley
ChildrenMarian Frances
Alice Ann

Henry Hubert Turner (August 28, 1892 – August 4, 1970) was an American endocrinologist, noted for his published description of Turner syndrome in 1938 at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Internal Secretions. He served as chief of endocrinology and as associate dean of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

Turner was born in Harrisburg, Illinois. He received his medical education at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, graduating in 1921. He died in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma in 1970.

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