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William Lofland Dudley

Subject: 

VUMC History, Tennessee History, Chemistry, Health Administration, Vanderbilt History

Description: 

Photographic portrait of William Lofland Dudley. William Lofland Dudley earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati in 1880. He earned an honarary degree of Doctor of Medicine at Miami Medical College in 1885. Dudley became Professor and Chair of Chemistry at Vanderbilt University in 1886, where he introduced organic chemistry courses to the curriculum. Appointed Dean of the Medical School in 1895, Dudley raised the standards for admission, increased enrollment, recruited stronger faculty, and added new buildings to campus throughout his tenure. His research interests include the hazards of both cigarette smoking and x-ray usage.

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Creator: 

Anonymous

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.

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Still Image

Original Format: 

Photographic print   

Physical Dimensions: 

4.125 in. x 6.5 in.   

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Citation: 

Anonymous, “William Lofland Dudley,” VUMC Through Time, accessed December 15, 2017, https://www.vanderbilt.edu/biomedical/throughtime/items/show/2009.


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