Dr. Heimberg, captured by the Nazis, built renowned practice in Memphis

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 21, 2023 4:03 PM CT | Published: May 29, 2023 4:00 AM CT

He helped perfect the early science of lipids, the fats in the blood that cause high blood pressure and strokes. The clinic he started at the VA Medical Center in 1985 is busier than ever. 


Dr. Murray Heimberg UTHSC Dr. Barney Elam World War II
Jane Roberts

Jane Roberts

Longtime journalist Jane Roberts is a Minnesotan by birth and a Memphian by choice. She's lived and reported in the city more than two decades. She covers business news and features for The Daily Memphian.


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