Robert M. Feibel, MD, has been named director of the Center for History of Medicine at Washington University School of Medicine. The center is housed on the sixth floor of the Bernard Becker Medical Library.
Feibel, professor of clinical ophthalmology and visual sciences, teaches and supervises residents in the eye clinic at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He has published extensively on the topic of ophthalmology history.
Feibel succeeds Thomas Woolsey, MD, professor emeritus of neurological surgery. The inaugural director of the center, Woolsey retired late last year.