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Alma Hiller, circa 1920s

Courtesy of the Rockefeller Archive Center

Alma E. Hiller (1892-1958) was an American biochemist who joined Van Slyke's laboratory in 1918, and for 30 years she contributed as a member of his team to a wide range of studies including blood gas analysis, hemoglobin preparations, blood and urine chemistry, and kidney physiology and nephritis. She also supervised the clinical chemical work in Van Slyke's laboratory, which made use of specimens from the hospital.

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