1785 – 1852
Who was Daniel Drake?
He mainly worked on the field of medicine but also advocated social reforms and contributed to geology, botany, and metereology, and geographic medicine. He is considered a relevant figure in the history of medicine in the United States. Scholar Gert H. Brieger has called him "a heroic figure in American medicine" whose fame is due to his writings, where he also tried to improve medical education, and scientiic research.
He was a founding member of the Commercial Hospital and Lunatic Asylum in Ohio, a fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, and the founder of the Medical College of Ohio which later became the University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center, where he served as a President.
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