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Hugh Talbot Patrick

Born 1860
Died 1938

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U. S. neurologist and neuro-psychiatrist, born May 11, 1860, New Philadelphia, Ohio; died 1938.

Biography of Hugh Talbot Patrick

Hugh Talbot Patrick graduated from medical school at the Bellevue Hospital Medical College, New York University, in 1884. He then interned in New York and in 1886 went to practice in Chicago in 1886. From 1891 to 1894 he worked in medical centres in Germany, France and England

When he returned to the United States in 1891 he was elected to the faculty of Northwestern University Medical School as instructor of neurology and psychiatry at the Chicago Polyclinic. In 1902 he was appointed professor of nervous and mental diseases.

When America entered World War I in 1917, Patrick, then 57 years of age, served as a consulting neurologist in the U.S. Patrick retired in 1919.

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