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Sherwin B. Nuland
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Sherwin B. Nuland, M.D.

Born in 1930, Sherwin B. Nuland grew to adulthood in New York's Lower East Side. At age eleven, his grandmother became the matriarchal figure with his mother's death. He had one sibling, a brother named Harvey. After studying medicine at New York University and the Yale School of Medicine, he became a physician of the Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut. From 1962 - 1992, Sherwin B. Nuland worked in the hospital, taught at the Yale School of Medicine, and was a contributing author to many well-known publications on such topics as medicine and bioethics. A father of four and married to Sarah Peterson, Dr. Nuland is Clinical Professor of Surgery at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is a medical savant and now an award-winning novelist. His novel, How We Die, Reflections on Life's Final Chapter, won the 1994 National Book Award and was nominated for the 1995 Pulitzer Prize.

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