See also:American physician, was
See also:born in
See also:Philadelphia, on the 21st of
See also:August 1843 . He was educated at the university of Pennsylvania, graduating from the
See also:academic department in 1862 and from the medical department in 1864 . In 1868 he became lecturer on morbid anatomy in the same institution, and in 1870 lecturer on clinical
See also:medicine . From 1876 to 1887 he was
See also:professor of clinical medicine, and in 1887 succeeded Dr
See also:Alfred Stille as professor of theory and practice of medicine . He was elected
See also:provost of the university in 1881, resigning that position in 1894 . For his services as medical director of the Centennial
See also:Exhibition in 1876 he was made knight
See also:commander of ht Olaf by the
See also:king of Sweden . He founded the Philadelphia Medical Times, and was editor of that journal' in 1870-1871 . He was known particularly for his contributions on the subject of the theory and practice of medicine, and the
See also:System of Medicine which he edited in 1885–1886 became one of the standard textbooks in
See also:America . Among his contributions to the medical and scientific
See also:journals of the
See also:day, were " Trephining in Cerebral Disease " (1871) ; "
See also:Local Treatment in Pulmonary Cavities " (1874); " Catarrhal Irrigation " (1881); "Epilepsy " (1883); and " Higher Medical
See also:Education: the True
See also:Interest of the Public and the Profession . " He died on the 28th of
See also:July 1898 at Pleasanton, California .
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