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Title: 

William H. Witt

Subject: 

Anatomy, Vanderbilt Alumni, Military Medicine

Description: 

Photographic portrait of William H. Witt. William H. Witt (1866-1954) was a physician, teacher, and writer. He received his M.D. from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1894. He then was an Intern at the Poly Clinic in New York City in 1895. He then returned to Vanderbilt, first as an Assistant Demonstrator of Anatomy then as a Lecturer in Anatomy from 1895 -1903. He then was a Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics (1903-1911), a Professor of Medicine and Clinical Medicine (1911-1925), and a Clinical Professor of Medicine (1925-1938) Dr. Witt also served as a Major in the U.S. Army Medical Corps from 1917-1918, and he served as Chief Medical Officer for the Vanderbilt Hospital Unit in Nevers, France.

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Creator: 

A.J. Thuss

Source: 

Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections Photographic Archive

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Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Type: 

Still Image

Original Format: 

Photographic print   

Physical Dimensions: 

8 in. x 10 in.   

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Citation: 

A.J. Thuss, “William H. Witt,” VUMC Through Time, accessed July 2, 2020, https://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/1922.


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