Dr. med. Lea Thimm

Title: Dr. med.
Prename: Lea
Surname: Thimm
Profession: Physician
Birthday: 06/25/1886
Place of birth: Tilsit
Date of death: 03/03/1965
Place of death: Marl
Children: 2 (adopted)
Education: 1913 state examination in medicine in Königsberg; 1914 approbation; 1920 doctorate
Career: 1919–45 private practice in Berlin; from 1933 assistant physician at the Public Health Department and accredited by the Nazi Office of Public Health (Amt für Volksgesundheit); 1938 excluded from the Reich Chamber of Writers; until 1945 lives in Berlin-Buch
Memberships: From 1922 Pan-German League (Alldeutscher Verband); 1926 Nazi Party; 1931 Berlin Medical Society; 1933–36 president, Federation of German Women Physicians (BDÄ) and council member, German Federation of University Women (DAB); National Socialist Physicians’ League; National Socialist Women’s League; 1933–38 Reich Association of German Writers
Biographical literature: Johanna Bleker and Sabine Schleiermacher, *Ärztinnen aus dem Kaiserreich. Lebensläufe einer Generation* (Weinheim: Deutscher Studien-Verlag, 2000), 165–6, 297
Major works: *Ein Fall von Cyclopie und Otocephalie* (diss.; Berlin: Blanke, 1920)