Edited by Roxanne K. Young, Associate Editor. (American Medical News file photograph.)
George Leonard Collins, Jr, MD, 75, former
member of the American Medical Association's (AMA's) Board of Trustees (1983-1989)
and associate clinical professor of medicine at the State University of New
York at Buffalo, died August 29, 1996, in Buffalo.
Dr Collins was a native of New York City whose education was interrupted
by service in World War II with the Navy and Coast Guard. He received his
BS degree from Yale University in 1945 and his MD from the University of Buffalo
School of Medicine in 1948. He took his training in internal medicine and
cardiology at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in New York City. He was certified
by the American Board of Internal Medicine in 1957.
Gifford, Jr RW. George Leonard Collins, Jr, MD. JAMA. 1998;279(2):172. doi:10.1001/jama.279.2.172