Ross, Ronald, Sir, 1857-1932

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British physician, specialist in tropical diseases.

From the description of Papers, 1923-1957, [bulk 1930-1932]. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35315438

Sir Ronald Ross, 1857-1932, began his career in 1881, in the Indian Medical Service. In 1888, after studying public health and bacteriology, he concentrated on determining the cause of malaria in India. From 1895 to 1898 Ross studied mosquitoes and the malarial parasite plasmodium. He succeeded in demonstrating the parasite's life cycle as identical in man to that in mosquito vectors. For this work he received the Nobel Prize in 1902. After 1899, Ross traveled and advocated anti- malaria public health programs in many countries. He was lecturer at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and first director of London's Ross Institute of Tropical Hygiene.

From the description of My experience in Panama / Sir Ronald Ross, 1904. (National Library of Medicine). WorldCat record id: 14294559

Sir Ronald Ross, 1857-1932, began his career in 1881, in the Indian Medical Service. In 1888, after studying public health and bacteriology, he concentrated on determining the cause of malaria in India. From 1895 to 1898 Ross studied mosquitoes and the malarial parasite plasmodium. He succeeded in demonstrating the parasite's life cycle as identical in man to that in mosquito vectors. For this work he received the Nobel Prize in 1902. After 1899, Ross traveled and advocated anti- malaria public health programs in many countries. He was lecturer at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and first director of London's Ross Institute of Tropical Hygiene.

Ross wrote Edgar; or, The new Pygmalion, and The judgment of Tithonus (1883), Report on the nature of kala-azar (1899), The deformed transformed (1890), First progress report of the campaign against mosquitoes in Sierra Leone (1901), Malarial fever: its cause, prevention, and treatment : containing full details for the use of travellers, sportsmen, soldiers, and residents in malarious places (1902), Report on malaria at Ismailia and Suez (1903), Mosquito brigades and how to organize them (1902), In exile (1906, 1931), Fables (1907), Malaria in Greece (1908), Report on the prevention of malaria in Mauritius (1909), The prevention of malaria (1910), The setting sun (1912), Cyprus (1914), Memoirs, with a full account of the great malaria problem and its solution (1923), Philosophies (1923), Malaria-control in Malaya and Assam; a visit of inspection, 1926-7 (1927), Studies on malaria (1928), Poems (1928), Solid space-algebra, the systems of Hamilton and Grassmann combined (1929), Fables and satires (1929), The solution of equations by iteration (1930), Iteration by explicit operations (1930), and A priori pathometry [with Hilda P. Hudson] (1931).

From the guide to the My experiences in Panama / Sir Ronald Ross, 1916, (History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine)

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referencedIn Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914. Correspondence, 1851-1928. College of Physicians of Philadelphia
referencedIn Papers of R.L. Mgroz, 1902-1959 Reading University : Special Collections Services
referencedIn Philip S. Hench Walter Reed Yellow Fever Collection, circa 1800-circa 1998, bulk 1863-1974 Historical Collections, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, University of Virginia
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Richard John Levy and Sally Waldman Sweet collection, 1766-1935 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Ross, Ronald, Sir, 1857-1932. Papers, 1923-1957, [bulk 1930-1932]. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Ross, Ronald, Sir, 1857-1932. My experience in Panama / Sir Ronald Ross, 1904. National Library of Medicine
creatorOf My experiences in Panama / Sir Ronald Ross, 1916 History of Medicine Division. National Library of Medicine
referencedIn Roscoe, Henry E. (Henry Enfield), 1833-1915. Papers, 1857-1915. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Frederick G. Novy Papers, 1890-1954 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Carter, Henry Rose, 1852-1925 person
associatedWith Hench, Philip S. (Philip Showalter), 1896-1965 person
associatedWith Kean, Jefferson Randolph, 1860-1950 person
associatedWith Lazear, Jesse William, 1866-1900 person
associatedWith Levy, Richard John person
associatedWith Mégroz, R. L. (Rodolphe Louis), 1891-1968. person
associatedWith Mitchell, S. Weir (Silas Weir), 1829-1914. person
associatedWith Novy, Frederick George, 1864-1957 person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
associatedWith Reed, Walter, 1851-1902 person
associatedWith R. L. Mgroz person
associatedWith Roscoe, Henry E. (Henry Enfield), 1833-1915. person
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Death 1932-09-16

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