Ben Shlomo Lipman-Heilprin

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Ben Shlomo Lipman-Heilprin (Hebrew: ליפמן היילפרין‎‎) (1902 – 26 September 1968) was an Israeli physician and director of the Neurology Department of Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem.[1]


Ben Shlomo Lipman-Heilprin was born in Białystok, Poland in 1902. He studied medicine in Germany and immigrated to Mandate Palestine in 1934. In 1952, Heilprin composed the Hebrew Hippocratic Oath.


Heilprin was the first recipient of the Israel Prize for medicine, which was awarded to him in 1953, the inaugural year of the prize.[2]


  1. ^ Museum of Learning
  2. ^ "Israel Prize recipients in 1953 (in Hebrew)". Israel Prize Official Site. Archived from the original on January 24, 2010. 

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