Tropical Medicine: An Illustrated History of The Pioneers
This superbly illustrated work provides short accounts of the lives and scientific contributions of all of the major pioneers of Tropical Medicine. Largely biographical, the stories discussed enlighten a new generation of scientists to the advances made by their predecessors. Written by Gordon Cook, contributor to the hugely popular Manson’s Tropical Diseases, this report discusses the pioneers themselves and offers a global accounting of their experiences at the onset of the discipline.
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father of the newlyformed speciality filariasis research and founder of the London School of Tropical Medicine
discovery of the causative agent of malaria in 1880
the role of the Italian malariologists and scientific verification of mosquito transmission of malaria
yellow fever research in southern America
tropical surgeon university administrator and founder of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
an underrated pioneer and contributor to the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
the diseases of Bengal and the founding of the Calcutta School of Tropical Medicine
research in the tropics and founding of the Ross Institute and Hospital for Tropical Diseases
medicine in the tropics and the future of clinical tropical medicine
Chapter 16 Alexandre Yersin 18631943 and other contributers in solving the plague problem
pioneer of preventive medicine in the tropics and first Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Chapter 18 Some less welldocumented pioneers
Chapter 19 Backroom and lay pioneers of the specialty
the Chamberlains father and son Alfred Jones and Herbert Read
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