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Osler, Sir William (1849–1919)

  • By: Kelly Boyer Sagert
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Born on July 12, 1849, in what is now Ontario, Canada, Sir William Osler revolutionized the instruction of medical students in the United States, and he served as the first physician-in-chief of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. An expert in heart, lung, ...

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