Biographical Sketch of William Thomas Corlett

Corlett, William Thomas; physician; born Orange, O., April 15, 1854; son of William and Ann Avery Corlett; educated, Oberlin College, 1870-1873; M. D., Wooster University, 1877; student and asst. London Hospital, 1879-1881; Hospital St. Louis, Paris, winter 1881; diploma Royal College Physicians, London 1881; later studied in Vienna, Berlin and Breslau; married at Rheinpfalz, Germany, Amanda Marie Leisy, of Cleveland; June 26, 1895; prof. diseases of the skin and genito-urinary diseases, Wooster University, 1883-1885; prof. dermatology and syphilograph, Western Reserve University, since 1885; fellow Royal Society Medicine (Great Britain); member 11th International Medical Congress, Rome, 1894; American Public Health Ass’n, Mexico City, 1893; International Congress Dermatology, London, 1896; Member American Dermatology Ass’n (pres., 1905); A. M. A., Cleveland Academy Medicine, etc. Clubs: Union, Country. Author: Treatise on the Acute Infectious Exanthemata, 1901; The American Tropics, 1908. Wrote: The Scaly Diseases of the Skin (Vol. III, Morrow’s System of Dermatology, etc.), 1894; The Vegetable Parasitic Diseases of the Skin (in Bangs and Hardaway’s American Text-Book of Genito-Urinary Diseases, etc.), 1898; Purpura, Pompholyx and, Pellagra, in Reference Handbook of the Medical Sciences, 1903; also articles on diseases of the skin in leading American and foreign journals.



The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914.

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