Belle Comstock

(WOOD) (1880-1961). Physician, author. After teaching in public schools for seven years, she went to Battle Creek, Michigan, to study medicine. She married Dr. D. D. Comstock in 1907 and graduated in medicine at the University of Southern California in 1909. The Doctors Comstock spent seven years with the Glendale Sanitarium, where they initiated the visiting nurse organization and conducted health institutes. They were closely associated with the clinic of the medical school (now part of Loma Linda University). For more than 20 years Dr. Belle Comstock was in charge of the clinic in nutrition and endocrinology at the White Memorial Hospital. She contributed many articles to health magazines, especially Life and Health , and wrote a number of books, including All About the Baby, The Home D...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.

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