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Duhring, Louis Adolphus (23 December 1845–08 May 1913), dermatologist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Henry Duhring, a merchant, and Caroline Oberteuffer. Duhring attended the University of Pennsylvania from 1861 until 1863, when he enlisted in the Thirty-second Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers, becoming one of the “ninety day volunteers” who responded that summer to the Confederate threat to southern Pennsylvania. He was honorably discharged with the rest of his company three months later....

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Hyde, James Nevins (21 June 1840–06 September 1910), dermatologist and author, was born in Norwich, Connecticut, the son of Edward Goodrich Hyde, a merchant, and Hannah Huntington Thomas. Hyde attended Andover Academy and Yale, receiving his A.B. in 1861. He won prizes in his sophomore year for composition and poetry and wrote a “Parting Ode” for Presentation Day....

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Klein, Edmund (22 October 1922–23 July 1999), dermatologist, was born in Vienna, Austria, the son of David Klein, a scholar and cantor, and Helen Bibelman Klein. As a student in secondary school, Klein barely escaped from Austria in 1938, during the Anschluss. Although he managed to convince his sister that she should leave as well, he was unable to persuade his parents to accompany him. He landed in England with no funds, job, or place of residence, moving soon afterward to Canada. Still penniless, he nevertheless entered the University of Toronto and received a bachelor's degree in 1947. He remained at Toronto to attend medical school and earned his M.D. under the direction of Dr. ...

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Morrow, Prince Albert (19 December 1846–17 March 1913), dermatologist, syphilologist, and reformer, was born at Mount Vernon, Kentucky, the son of William Morrow, a planter, and Mary Ann Cox. Morrow attended Cumberland College and graduated from Princeton College, Kentucky, in 1864. New York University conferred a medical degree on him in 1873. Morrow continued his studies at the École de Médicine, Paris, and in London, Berlin, and Vienna. He began his practice of dermatology and syphilology in New York in 1874. That same year he married Lucy B. Slaughter of New York City. They had six children....

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Pusey, William Allen (01 December 1865–29 August 1940), physician, was born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, the son of Robert Burns Pusey, a and Bell Brown. Pusey’s childhood was idyllic in this small town. He often accompanied his father on home calls into rural Kentucky, experiences he recounted in his biography of his father, ...

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Schamberg, Jay Frank (06 November 1870–30 March 1934), physician, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Gustav Schamberg, a merchant, and Emma Frank. After attending public grammar schools in Philadelphia, he succeeded in winning a place at Central High School, a distinguished secondary school that awarded the bachelor’s degree. At the age of eighteen, he matriculated in the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania, receiving his M.D. degree in 1892. He then won a coveted internship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Eighteen months later, he was off to Europe for a postgraduate tour of famous medical centers. ...

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White, James Clarke (07 July 1833–05 January 1916), dermatologist, was born in Belfast, Maine, the son of James Patterson, a banker and merchant, and Mary Ann Clarke. White learned Latin and Greek from the local clergy. At the age of sixteen, he entered Harvard College, from which he received a B.A. in 1853. He then began studies at Tremont Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Like many “supplementary,” non–degree-granting medical schools of the day, Tremont offered a three-month series of lectures each year; additional courses could be taken over the winter months at the individual’s expense. After repeating the same lecture series over three consecutive years and additional clinical courses at Harvard, White earned an M.D. in the spring of 1856 from Harvard Medical School. Like many financially comfortable students of the time, White then chose to go abroad for additional clinical and laboratory experiences. Eschewing Paris at the advice of clinical medicine professor ...