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Dr. Joe Snitzer III, ’64, dies

Dr. Joseph “Joe” Albert Snitzer III, an Atlanta pediatrician and 1964 graduate of the Medical College of Georgia, died Jan. 18, 2021.

In 1966, Joe entered private practice with Dr. Judd Hawk, forming The Children’s Clinical Center. In addition to his private practice, Joe volunteered with the Atlanta Adoption Agency, the Gwinnett Community Health Clinic, Emory Pediatric residency program and started a one-man, free clinic in Lynwood Park, an underserved community in the Brookhaven area. Joe also worked closely with the Georgia state legislature to effect policy changes that benefited pediatric patients, particularly the treatment of hemophilia patients and the distribution of the German measles vaccine.

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