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Finding Aid for the Hector P. Blejer Collection. 1966-1991
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Description
This is a small collection of the professional papers of Dr. Hector P. Blejer, M.D., D.I.H., a diplomat of the American Board of Preventive Medicine, certified in Occupational Medicine, with a notable career in occupational and environmental medicine, toxicology, and epidemiology. Most of the content stems from 1979-1989, the years that Dr. Blejer acted as a private consultant to industry and state and federal government agencies.
Background
Dr. Hector P. Blejer (or Hector Blejer-Pietro) was born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1933 and was brought by his parents to Canada as a child. He earned an M.D. from McGill University in 1958 and a D.I.H. (Industrial Medicine) from the Denne Occupational Medical Clinic, Toronto, in 1963. He came to the U.S. and received his medical licenses from the National and the California Boards in 1965. Dr. Blejer became a citizen of the United States.
Extent
2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights in the physical objects belong to the UCLA Biomedical Library. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish if the Biomedical Library does not hold the copyright.
Availability
Collection is open for research. Access to a few folders is restricted due to patient confidentiality protocols.