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Dr Philip Peter Ruetz
Birth: May 18, 1926
Racine
Racine County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jul. 4, 2003
Brookfield
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA

Physician and researcher. Known as the "Grandfather of Nuclear Medicine." He devoted his entire life to helping his patients. In 1958, he joined the staff in internal medicine at what is now Zablocki Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He became a hematologist and began the study of nuclear medicine. He later became clinical director of the nuclear medicine laboratory at the VA. Dr. Ruetz was one of the first people in the country to be trained in clinical ultrasound. He established the first nuclear lab at St. Mary's Hospital in 1964. In 1967, he founded the first ultrasound facility in the Midwest. (bio by: David M. Habben) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Clarence Peter Ruetz (1895 - 1977)
  Ione Theresa Kurten Ruetz (1898 - 1989)
 
 Siblings:
  James C Ruetz (1921 - 1995)*
  Philip Peter Ruetz (1926 - 2003)
  Roland L. Ruetz (1927 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Joseph Cemetery
Waukesha
Waukesha County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: David M. Habben
Record added: Apr 01, 2004
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Dr Philip Peter Ruetz
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Dr Philip Peter Ruetz
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- Rosita
 Added: Jun. 9, 2013

- VictoriaSearching
 Added: Feb. 9, 2013
Rest in peace.
-Anonymous
 Added: Dec. 16, 2012
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