Bowditch, H. P. (Henry Pickering), 1840-1911

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1840-04-04
Death 1911-03-13
German, English

Biographical notes:

Bowditch (Harvard, A.B. 1861; M.D. 1868) studied physiology in Leipzig with Carl Ludwig, whose laboratory was the center for physiological study. He returned to Boston in 1871 and taught physiology at the Harvard Medical School; was appointed as first George Higginson Professor of Physiology; and with the establishment of the first physiological laboratory, brought German technological methods to the U.S. He helped in planning the Harvard Medical School and was active in public affairs, including service on the Committee of Fifty on the Alcohol Problem. Bowditch established the American Journal of Physiology. His research interests were in bacteriology, experimental psychology, pharmacology and surgery, and growth of children.

From the description of Papers of Henry Bowditch, 1806-1957 (inclusive), 1858-1910 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281433006

From the guide to the Henry P. Bowditch papers, 1813, 1837, 1851-1961 (inclusive)., (Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.Center for the History of Medicine.)

Physiologist. Dean of Harvard Medical School 1883 to 1893. Author of "Is Harvard a University?"

From the description of Physiology lectures of Henry Pickering Bowditch, [187-?]. (Brown University). WorldCat record id: 122594308

Physiologist and author.

From the description of Letters to S.S. McClure, 1895 February 15 and March 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 50544386

Bowditch (Harvard, A.B., 1861) taught physiology and was Dean of the Harvard Medical School.

From the description of Papers of Henry Pickering Bowditch, ca. 1875-ca. 1900 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77069217

Bowditch (Harvard, A.B., 1861; M.D., 1868) studied physiology in Leipzig with Carl Ludwig, whose laboratory was the center for physiological study. He returned to Boston in 1871 and taught physiology at the Harvard Medical School; was appointed as first George Higginson Professor of Physiology; and with the establishment of the first physiological laboratory, brought German technological methods to the U.S. He was active in public affairs, including service on the Committee of Fifty on the Alcohol Problem. Bowditch established the American Journal of Physiology. His research interests were in bacteriology, experimental psychology, pharmacology, surgery, and growth of children.

From the description of Papers of Henry Pickering Bowditch, 1875-1921 (inclusive), 1875-1911 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281427927

Bowditch (Harvard, A.B. 1861; M.D. 1868) studied physiology in Leipzig with Carl Ludwig, whose laboratory was the center for physiological study. He returned to Boston in 1871 and taught physiology at the Harvard Medical School; was appointed as first George Higginson Professor of Physiology; and with the establishment of the first physiological laboratory, brought German technological methods to the U.S. He was active in public affairs, including service on the Committee of Fifty on the Alcohol Problem. Bowditch established the American Journal of Physiology. His research interests were in bacteriology, experimental psychology, pharmacology, surgery, and growth of children.

From the description of Papers of Henry Pickering Bowditch, 1868-1909 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 281430073

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Subjects:

  • Alcoholism--Study and teaching
  • Medicine--Study and teaching
  • Vivisection
  • Children--Growth
  • Alcohol--Physiological effect
  • Pediatrics--Research
  • Education, Medical
  • Physiology, Experimental
  • Physiology
  • Nutrition--Research
  • Physiology--Study and teaching
  • Alcoholism
  • Physiology--Research
  • Physiology--Congresses

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