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Milford Schultz ’31

Zoology and chemistry major

Hailed as a pioneer in the use of supervoltage X-rays in the treatment of cancer, Milford Schultz, M.D., waged a campaign to improve the efficacy of radiation therapy. After graduating from Northwestern Medical school, he eventually became chief radiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and served as clinical professor of radiology at Harvard University Medical School. His passion for treating cancer extended beyond his research and was evident in his efforts to persuade young physicians of the importance and rewards of practicing radiation oncology.

Schultz received the Outstanding Alumni Award from North Central College in 1977.