1912 - 1972
Country of origin: Spain/USA
Born in Spain, Marti-Ibanez received his doctorate in medicine from the University of Madrid in 1931. Initially he practiced psychiatry and also edited several literary and medical journals. During the Spanish Civil War he became Under Secretary of Public Health and Social Services for Republican Spain and represented Spain at the World Peace Conferences, but was forced to leave his homeland at war's end. He became a United States citizen, worked for several pharamceutical houses, began publishing the popular MD magazine in 1950, and was for two years professor of the history of medicine at New York Medical College. Only a few of his many books are listed below.
Aspects of the Life and Work of Felix Marti-Ibanez. MD. July 1972:90-95.; 1972.
All the Wonders We Seek (1963)
Waltz and Other Stories (1965)
The Centaur (1958)
The Crystal Arrow (1964)
The Ship in the Bottle and Other Essays (1967)