William Hunter

WILLIAM HUNTER: C.B. 1916; M.D. (Gold Medallist) C.M. (Edin.), F.R.C.P. (Lond.) F.R.S.E., Colonel A.M.S.; Consulting Physician to Eastern Command; Late Senior Physician, London Fever Hospital; Consulting Physician Charing Cross Hospital; Dean of Medical School, 1910-15; b. 1 June 1861; s. of the late Robert Hunter of Birkenhead; educ.: Edinburgh University; University of Leipsic; Vienna; Strasburg, Ettles Scholar, Edin. University, 1883; research student of Cambridge University, 1887-90; Arris and Gale Lecturer, Royal College of Surgeons, England, 1889-90; Examiner in Medicine, University of Glasgow, 1900-04, Royal College of Physicians, London, 1917-21, University of Cambridge; President of Medical Advisory Committee, Eastern Mediterranean and Mesopotamia (Egypt, Gallipoli, Salonica, and Malta), 1917 (despatches, C.B.); Colonel in charge of British Military Sanitary Mission to Serbia, 1915; Grand Officer Order of St. Sava, Serbia. Publications: “Treatment of Anaemia,” 1907; “Physiology and Pathology of Blood Destruction,” 1892; “Pernicious Anaemia and Other Severe Anaemias,” 1890-1922; “Jaundice and Liver Diseases,” 1898; “Medical Sepsis and Septic Diseases,” 1900; “Scarlet Fever,” 1906; “Great Serbian Epidemic of Typhus,” 1919; “Prevention of Typhus and Other Diseases in Eastern War Areas;” “History of Charing Cross Hospital and Medical School,” 1914; “Nervous Disorders in Anaemias,” 1922. Address: 103 Harley Street, W.1. T.: Paddington 1979. Club: Saville.




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