May Photo of the Month – Rush Archives

By Heather Stecklein

Louis Gdalman served Rush for over 40 years as an educator and a practitioner in medicine and pharmacology.

He contributed significantly to the Poison Control Center at Rush and served as a stimulus for the creation of the poison control programs throughout the United States. The state of Illinois celebrated Louis Gdalman Day on March 19, 1980.

In this photo, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center President James Campbell, M.D. presents Louis Gdalman, R.Ph. with a plaque in Room 500.

Heather Stecklein is an archivist with Rush University Medical Center. You can contact the Archives at or at (312) 942-7214.

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