Reginald Heber Fitz

Physician

1843 – 1913

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Who was Reginald Heber Fitz?

Reginald Heber Fitz was an American physician.

He graduated in 1864 from Harvard University, where, after studying in Vienna, Berlin, and Paris, he was instructor in pathological anatomy in 1870โ€“1873, assistant professor in 1873โ€“1878, and professor from 1878 to 1908. In the latter year, he became professor emeritus.

He also served as physician to the Boston Dispensary in 1871โ€“1882 and to the Massachusetts General Hospital from 1887 to 1908. In 1894 he was president of the Association of American Physicians. Besides his contributions to medical journals, he is joint author with Horatio C. Wood of The Practice of Medicine.

This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Moore, F., eds.. "". New International Encyclopedia. New York: Dodd, Mead.

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Born
1843
Chelsea
Also known as
  • Dr. Reginald Heber Fitz
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Harvard Medical School
  • Harvard University
Employment
  • Harvard University
Lived in
  • Boston
Died
1913

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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