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Benjamin, Harry

Keay Davidson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Counselling Psychology; Medicine and Health; Education; Social Sciences; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 1117 words.

Benjamin, Harry (12 January 1885–24 August 1986), physician, endocrinologist, and sex researcher, was born in Berlin, Germany, the son of Julius Benjamin, a banker, and Bertha Hoffman. He...

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Copeman, William Sydney Charles (1900–1970), rheumatologist and historian

F. Dudley Hart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Rheumatology. 1136 words.

Copeman, William Sydney Charles (1900–1970), rheumatologist and historian, was born on 29 July 1900 at the house of his grandfather, Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, Sussex, and was baptized in...

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feud

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

One of the central protections members of kin groups offered to one another in the MA, the feud was a means of resolving disputes through violence, negotiation, or a combination ...

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Jones, Vicky Veronica Clement- [née Vicky Veronica Yip] (1948–1987), physician and founder of the British Association for Cancer United Patients

J. S. Malpas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health; Medical Oncology; Clinical Oncology; Surgical Oncology. 752 words.

Jones, Vicky Veronica Clement- [née Vicky Veronica Yip] (1948–1987), physician and founder of the British Association for Cancer United Patients, was born on 23 December 1948 in Hong Kong,...

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Levi-Montalcini, Rita

Joyce Tang.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Neurology; Education. 1059 words.

Levi-Montalcini, Rita (22 April 1909–30 December 2012), Nobel Prize–winning neuroembryologist, was born Rita Levi in Turin, Italy, the youngest of four children of Adamo Levi, an electrical...

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Morrow, Prince Albert

David J. Pivar.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dermatology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Pathology. 949 words.

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...

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propulsion

Overview page. Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Maritime History.

The force that causes motion. In swimming the front crawl, for example, the propulsive force is provided by the combined actions of the feet and hands pushing water backwards so that the...

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quackery

Overview page. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945) — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

The activities or methods of an unqualified person who claims to have medical knowledge.

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Wilson, Sir (William James) Erasmus (1809–1884), dermatologist and philanthropist

D'A. Power.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Dermatology. 1579 words.

Wilson, Sir (William James) Erasmus (1809–1884), dermatologist and philanthropist, generally known as Erasmus Wilson, was born on 25 November 1809 in the house of his Norwegian maternal...

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