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Buchanan, Sir George

Anne Hardy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Epidemiology; Pathology. 1554 words.

Buchanan, Sir George (1831–1895), epidemiologist and civil servant, was born on 5 November 1831 at Myddleton Square, Islington, London, the elder son of George Adam Buchanan, general...

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Chapin, Charles Value

James H. Cassedy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Epidemiology; Pathology. 1597 words.

Chapin, Charles Value (17 January 1856–31 January 1941), public health officer and epidemiologist, was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Joshua Bicknell Chapin, who was...

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Frost, Wade Hampton

Margaret L. Grimshaw.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Epidemiology; Pathology. 1102 words.

Frost, Wade Hampton (03 March 1880–30 April 1938), epidemiologist and physician, was born in Marshall, Virginia, the son of Henry Frost, a physician and Sabra J. Walker. Frost was brought...

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Global Fund

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Politics.

The Global Fund to Fight Aids, Malaria and Tuberculosis is a multisectoral global institution developed to respond to the world's three most devastating infectious diseases. Established in...

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health policy

Overview page. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Politics.

A set of principles formally agreed to by elected and/or appointed health authorities at the national, regional, or local level. Health policy may be initiated by professional workers in...

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Lumsden, Leslie Leon

Jon M. Harkness.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Epidemiology; Pathology. 1317 words.

Lumsden, Leslie Leon (14 June 1875–08 November 1946), epidemiologist and public health administrator, was born in Granite Springs, Virginia, the son of James Fife Lumsden, a merchant and...

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Power, Sir William Henry

Anne Hardy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Epidemiology; Pathology. 791 words.

Power, Sir William Henry (1842–1916), epidemiologist and civil servant, was born at 1 Tillotson Place, London, on 15 December 1842, the eldest son of William Henry Power (1811–1877),...

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Rosenau, Milton Joseph

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Epidemiology; Pathology. 835 words.

Rosenau, Milton Joseph (01 January 1869–09 April 1946), epidemiologist and public health pioneer, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Nathan Rosenau, a merchant, and Matilda...

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