Claude Molina (1924- )

Thesis: Contribution à l’étude de la tuberculose bronchique dans un service de tuberculeux adultes. Thesis (D.M.)–Université d’Alger, 1950. Excerpts PDF

Claude Molina was born on July 17, 1924 in Algiers. He studied at the Lycée and the Faculté de Médecine d’Alger, receiving his doctorate in medicine in 1950. He specialized in respiratory and allergic diseases.

Molina worked as an intern in the Hôpitaux d’Alger (1947), as Doctor of the Hospitals (1954), Professor of Pneumo-phtisiologie (1958-1962), Chef de service of the hospitals in Algiers (1961), and Clinical Professor of Pneumo-phtisiologie at Clermont-Ferrand (since 1963).

He has also served as a regional medical consultant in pneumo-phtisiologie, member of the Administrative Council of the Clermont-Ferrand hospitals (since 1966), member of the Scientific Council of the University of Clermont-Ferrand and member of the Comité consultative of the universities (1972), President of the of the Departmental Committee Against Tuberculosis (since 1974), President of the Regional Health Education Committee (since 1975), President of the Journées nationales d’allergie (Clermont-Ferrand, 1970), and of the 17th National Congress Against Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases (Clermont-Ferrand, 1974), organizer of the Journées d’actualités pneumo-phtisiologiques of Clermont-Ferrand (1963-1973), and President of the Société française d’allergie (1978).

He has written many books and articles on subjects related to respiratory and allergic diseases.

Claude Molina has been decorated a Chevalier de l’ordre national du Mérite and an Officier des Palmes académiques. He has also received the Médaille d’or de l’Académie national de medicine.


“MOLINA, Claude.” International Medical Who’s Who. A biographical guide in medical research. 1st ed. Harlow, England: Longman Group, 1980.

“MOLINA (Claude).” Who’s Who in France. Qui est qui en France: Dictionnaire biographique de personnalités françaises vivant en France, dans les territoires d’Outre-Mer ou à l’étranger et de personnalités étrangères résidant en France. 14th ed. (1979-1980). Paris: Editions Jacques Lafitte, 1979.

Biographies of selected authors from the New York Academy of Medicine Collection of International Medical Theses written by Kristin W. Andrews, B.A., M.S.L.S.

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