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Dr. Claude J. Migeon, longtime director of pediatric endocrinology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, dies

Dr. Claude J. Migeon, longtime director of pediatric endocrinology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, dies

Dr. Claude J. Migeon, a longtime director of pediatric endocrinology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine who helped establish the first gender identity clinic at Hopkins, died March 4 from heart failure. The Guilford resident was 94.

“Claude is probably one of the most distinguished pediatric endocrinologists in the country, and his major contributions went back to the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s in the field of steroid metabolism in children,” said Dr. George J. Dover, former director of the department of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and pediatrician-in-chief of the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.

“He led the way in treating adrenal...

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