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Dr. Halstead S. Hedges

Format
Online; Still Image
Type
Black-and-White Photographs
Series
Bulletin of the UVa Medical School and Hospital
Date Created
1942
Description
UVa Medical School, School of Medicine, Faculty, 1942, From the Bulletin of the University of Virginia Medical School and Hospital, Fall 1942: "Although Dr. Halstead S. Hedges retired as Professor of Ophthalmology in 1938 he has continued in private practice since that time.... Dr. Hedges entered private practice in Charlottesville in 1899 and was made Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology under Dr. Paul B. Barringer who had taught Ophthalmology along with his course in Physiology. In 1905 he was appointed Professor of Diseases of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Shortly after Dr. Robert French Compton became associated with him the department was divided and Dr. Compton was made Professor of Diseases of the Ear, Nose and Throat. Dr. Hedges retained the Eye Professorship and held this chair with honor and distinction until he retired in 1938."
Collection
University of Virginia Visual History Collection
Location
Historical Collections & Services, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, Charlottesville, Va.
Retrieval ID
prints20058
Call Number
RG-30/1/10.011
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