Robinson, George Canby, 1878-1960

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George Canby Robinson (b. 1878) received his A. B. (1899) and M.D. (1903) from Johns Hopkins University and did post-graduate work at Munich (1908-9), From 1903-1912, he held positions at Cornell, Pennsylvania Hospital and Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia, and the Rockefeller Institute. In 1913, he joined the faculty and administration of Washington University School of Medicine, serving as: associate professor of internal medicine (1913-1920), and acting dean (1917-1918) and dean (1919-1920) of the medical school. In 1920, he went on to be dean at Vanderbilt. Dr. Robinson's research interest as shown by this collection of reprints was primarily in the diseases of the heart, but also in electrocardiography, typhoid bacilli and the treatment of tetanus by magnesium sulphate. Source: Amer. Men & Women Sci, 1921, p. 580

From the description of G. Canby Robinson reprints, 1902-1918 1902-1918 (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 225646081

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referencedIn Rockefeller University. Archives, 1901- Rockefeller Archive Center
referencedIn Cohn, Alfred E. (Alfred Einstein), 1879-1957. Alfred E. Cohn papers, Rockefeller University Faculty, circa 1896-1980. Rockefeller Archive Center
referencedIn Opie, Eugene Lindsay, 1873-1971. Papers, [ca. 1919]-1971. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Dock, George, 1860-1951. Papers of George Dock, 1866-2003 (bulk 1907-1951) Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Eugene Opie Papers, Circa 1919-1971 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Robinson, George Canby, 1878-1960. G. Canby Robinson reprints, 1902-1918 Washington University in St. Louis, Bernard Becker Medical Library
referencedIn Cornell University. Medical College. Office of the Dean. Records, 1893-1976, 1934-1953 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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Heart disease


Birth 1878

Death 1960



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