Interview of Margaret H. Jones-Kanaar
UCLA professor of pediatrics. Founder of the UCLA/Orthopedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy.
- Ready for Adventures: Margaret H. Jones-Kanaar
- UCLA and University of California HistoryScience, Medicine, and TechnologyUCLA Faculty
- Biographical Note:
- UCLA professor of pediatrics. Founder of the UCLA/Orthopedic Hospital Center for Cerebral Palsy.
- Jones-Kanaar, Margaret H.
- Supporting Documents:
- Records relating to the interview are located in the office of the UCLA Library's Center for Oral History Research.
- Regents of the University of California, UCLA Library.
- Childhood and education in Maine; attends Radcliffe College; earns an M.D. at Cornell University Medical College; residency in pediatrics at Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown; serves as director of the Wyoming state department of Health's Division of Maternal and Child Health, Crippled Children, Public Health Nursing; attends Harvard Graduate School of Public Health; the hardships involved in doing public health work in Wyoming; studies cerebral palsy with Winthrop Phelps; moves to Los Angeles and practices medicine; establishes cerebral palsy diagnostic and treatment centers; joins the UCLA School of Medicine's Department of Pediatrics; establishes a pre-nursery school at UCLA; conducts research on children with cerebral palsy; educating the public and the medical community about cerebral palsy; professional activities; travels around the world; marries Adrian C. Kanaar at the age of eighty-four; establishes the Jones-Kanaar Foundation to help the disabled.