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Dr. Carl D. Camp Succumbs At 74

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Was U-M Neurology Department Head

Dr. Carl Dudley Camp, 74, internationally known neurologist, died yesterday at University Hospital after a short illness.
Dr. Camp was associated with the Medical School from 1907 until retiring in 1950 and headed the neurological department for 43 years. He was the first man to head the department.
Dr. Raymond Waggoner, chairman of the department of psychiatry and director of the Neuropyschiatric Institute, said of him:
“He was a stimulus to men who worked with him, and he made a decided imprint in neurology in the United States and Europe.”
Dr. Camp was born Oct. 2, 1880, in Stroudsberg, Pa. On June 15, 1911, he was married to Joan Joy, who survives. The family home is at 727 S. Forest Ave.
Dr. Camp received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1902. He interned at Howard Hospital in Philadelphia. Before coming here, he taught at the University of Pennsylvania.
He joined the University medical staff as a clinical professor of neurology. He became an associate professor in 1916 and a full professor in 1921. He formed and headed the neurology department.
In 1911, Dr. Camp was president of the Michigan Society of Neurology and Psychiatry and was a vice-president of the American Neurological Association from 1915-18.
He was a member of the Philadelphia Neurological Society, the American Association of Pathology and Bacteriology, the American Medical Association and the Michigan State Medical Society.
He was one of the original members of the Central Neuropsychiatric Association and he belonged to Alpha Omega and Sigma Psu medical societies.
Dr. Camp was also known for some 70 articles on psychiatry and neurology.
Besides his wife, survivors include a son, Carl D. Camp, jr., of Wausan, Wis.
Memorial services will be announced later following cremation. The Muehlig Chapel is in charge of arrangements.