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John Shaw Billings

(1838—1913)


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(1838–1913)

An American physician and public health specialist. He established the National Library of Medicine, compiled a medical dictionary, designed the Johns Hopkins University medical school, and helped to recruit its founding team of leading physicians, surgeons, and medical scientists.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.


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