Dr. Christine Haycock

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(January 7, 1924 — Jan 23, 2008)

Christine Haycock (AKA Chris Moskowitz) was Sam Moskowitz’s wife, a fan, and a leading authority on women’s sports medicine.

With her husband, whom she married in 1958, she attended hundreds of regional conventions and Worldcons, was a GoH at the Disclave 9 in 1965, and was active in New Jersey fandom. She was a member of ESFA and the Lunarians (and was Treasurer of the Lunarians.) With SaM, she published Different for FAPA.

An award-winning surgeon and professor, active in cancer research, she was a nurse in World War II, and after becoming an M.D., was the first woman intern at Walter Reed Medical Center. In later years she obtained a Master’s in Political Science at Rutgers, was a graduate of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, and the U.S. Army War College. She retired from the military with the rank of Colonel in 1984.

She was the first winner of First Fandom's Sam Moskowitz Archive Award (1998).

She was buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C.

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