Arturo Castiglioni was born on April 10, 1874, in Trieste, Italy. He received his medical degree from the University of Vienna in 1896. Between 1899 and 1938, he served as chief medical officer with various steamship lines. A scholar in the history of medicine, he held chairs in that field at universities in Siena, Padua, and Perugia. He was at the Yale School of Medicine as a research associate and lecturer between 1940 and 1947. Castiglioni died on January 21, 1953, in Milan, Italy.
From the description of Arturo Castiglioni papers, 1930-1949 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702168852
From the guide to the Arturo Castiglioni papers, 1930-1949, (Manuscripts and Archives)
Italian born professor of medicine and history of medicine, Yale University.
From the description of Arturo Castiglioni papers, 1941 and undated. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 35005117