Robley Dunglison

Birth: 1798, Jan. 4
Death: 1869, Oct. 1
Occupation: doctor

Associated Counties

  • Baltimore City

Additional Information

  • Dates: 1798-1869
    Notes:
    Source: Quinan, John Russell, Medical Annals of Baltimore from 1608 to 1880, including Events, Men and Literature to which is added a Subject Index and Record of Public Services Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 95-96
  • Dates: 1798-1869
    Notes: Born at Keswick, Cumberland County, England, January 4, 1798. Studied medicine at the Universities of Edinburgh and Paris; Licentiate Royal College of Surgeons and Society of Apothecaries, London, 1819; commenced practice at London, 1819; M.D., University of Erlangen, 1824; Physician-Accoucher, Eastern Dispensary, London, 1824; Founder of the School of Medicine, University of Virginia, 1824; M.D., (Honorary), Yale, 1825; Professor of Anatomy, Physiology, Materia Medica, Pharmacy and Histology, School of Medicine, University of Virginia, 1824-33; Chairman of the Faculty, University of Virginia; Professor of Materia Medica, Hygiene and Medical Jurisprudence, University of Maryland, 1833-36; Dean, University of Maryland, 1834-35; Professor of Institutes of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphai, 1836-68; Emeritus Professor, 1868-69; Dean, Jefferson Medical College, LL.D., Jefferson College, Canonsburg, Pa., 1852; Vice-President, American Philosophical Society, 1853-56 and 1858-59; author of a “Medical Dictionary,” first edition, 2 vols., Boston, 1833 (21st edition by his son); “An Ancient Geography,” 1825; “Medical Formulae,” 1839 (seventh edition, 8vo, 1856); “Medical Student,” 1837 (second edition, 1844); “Practice,” 2 vols., 8vo, 1842 (third edition, 1848); “Dictionary for the Blind,” 3 vols., fol.; “Roget’s Physiology;” “Hooper’s Surgical Vade Mecum;” “Forbes’ Cyclopaedia of Practical Medicine,” 4 vols., 8vo, Philadelphia, 1848; “General Therapeutics and Materia Medica,” 2 vols., Philadelphia, 1836 (six editions); “Elements of Hygiene,” 8vo, Philadelphia, 1835; “Human Physiology,” 2 vols., 8vo, Philadelphia, 1832 (eighth edition, 1856); “Commentaries on Diseases of the Stomach and Bowels in Children;” “Larrey’s Memoir on the Moxa;” “Magendie’s Formulary on New Remedies” (seven editions); “Thraill’s Medical Jurisprudence;” “Introduction to the study of Greek and Roman Geography,” with Professor Long; “The Insane Poor,” 8vo, Philadelphia, 1839; Editor of American Medical Library and Intelligencer (monthly), 1837-42; Virginia Literary Museum and Journal of Belles-Lettres, etc. “A beacon light to the world of medical literature, and one of the foremost writers and teachers of his day” (Gross). Died at Philadelphia, October 1, 1869.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 384
  • Dates: 1833
    Notes: Dr. Robley Dunglison, of the University of Virginia, becomes Professor of Materia Medica, etc., in the University of Maryland.
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Medical Annals of Maryland 1799-1899 Baltimore: The Medical and Chirurgical Faculty for the State of Maryland: 693
  • Dates: 1833-36
    Notes: Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Historical Sketch of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (1807-1890), with an Introductory Chapter, Notices of the Schools of Law, Arts and Sciences, and Theology, and the Department of Dentistry, and a General Catalog of Medical Alumni Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 210
  • Dates: 1834-35
    Notes: Dean, University of Maryland School of Medicine
    Source: Cordell, Eugene Fauntleroy, Historical Sketch of the University of Maryland School of Medicine (1807-1890), with an Introductory Chapter, Notices of the Schools of Law, Arts and Sciences, and Theology, and the Department of Dentistry, and a General Catalog of Medical Alumni Baltimore: Press of Isaac Friedenwald: 209

Bibliography

  • Dunglison, Robley, An address : delivered to the graduates in medicine, at the annual commencement of the University of Maryland, on Wednesday, March 19th, 1834 Baltimore: William Wooddy. 23, [1] p. ; 21 cm
    Location: HMD Collection
    Call Number: W6 P3 v.7481 box 6 no.14