See also:English surgeon and pathologist, was
See also:born on the 23rd of
See also:July 1828 at Selby,
See also:Yorkshire, his parents belonging to the Society of Friends . He entered St Bartholomew's Hospital, became a member of the Royal
See also:College of Surgeons in 185o (F.R.C.S . 1862), and rapidly gained reputation as a skilful operator and a scientific inquirer . He was
See also:president of the Hunterian Society in 1869 and 187o,
See also:professor of surgery and pathology at the College of Surgeons from 1877 to 1882, president of the Pathological Society, 1879–188o, of the Ophthalmological Society, 1883, of the Neurological Society, 1887, of the Medical Society, 1890, and of the Royal Medical and Chirurgical in 1844–1896 . In 1889 he was president of the Royal College of Surgeons . He was a member of two Royal Commissions, that of 1881 to inquire into the
See also:provision for smallpox and fever cases in the
See also:London hospitals, and that of 1889–1896 on
See also:vaccination and leprosy . He also acted as honorary secretary to the Sydenham Society . His activity in the cause of scientific surgery and in advancing the study of the natural sciences was unwearying . His lectures on neuropathogenesis,
See also:gout, leprosy, diseases of the
See also:tongue, &c., were full of
See also:original observation; but his
See also:work was connected with the study of syphilis, on which he became the first living authority . He was the founder of the London Polyclinic or Postgraduate School of
See also:Medicine; and both in his native
See also:town of Selby and at
See also:Haslemere, Surrey, he started (about 1890) educational museums for popular instruction in natural
See also:history . He published several volumes on his own subjects, was editor of the quarterly Archives of Surgery, and was given the Hon . LL.D.degree by both
See also:Glasgow and Cambridge .
After his retirement from active consultative work he continued to take
See also:interest in the question of leprosy, asserting the existence of a definite connexion between this disease and the eating of salted
See also:fish . He received a
See also:knighthood in 1908 .
JOHN HUTCHINSON (1674-1737)
THOMAS HUTCHINSON (1711-1780)
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