Victor Clarence Jacobsen
Born: 1891, Wisconsin
Died: 1969, Troy, New York
- University of Wisconsin
- MD: Harvard Medical School, 1917
- Trained in Pathology at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts; Assistant Professor of Pathology, University of Wisconsin Medical School Instructor in Pathology, Harvard Medical School - 1920
- Professor and Chairman of Pathology, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York - 1921
Selected Career Highlights
The first Chairman to be full time at the College and the Albany Hospital. Had extensive teaching responsibilities.
Varied publications often in collaboration with John Sampson, related to clinical and experimental endometriosis.
In 1934 resigned the Chair of Pathology and moved to Troy, NY and opened a successful office for the practice of medicine. In 1939 he became a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and Chief of Medicine at Troy's Samaritan Hospital (1951-1954).
His last publication (1955) was a clinical discussion of premenstrual edema. He used the term "premenstrual syndrome" in light of recent discoveries and focused on treatment.