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John Henry Bryant

Born  1867
Died  1906

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English physician, born June 4, 1867, Ilminster, Somerset; died May 21, 1906, Walmer, Kent.

Biography of John Henry Bryant

John Henry Bryant was the son of William Mead Bryant and Mrs. Bryant. He was Educated at Ilminster Grammar School. Entered Guy's Hospital in 1886, winning the Beaney Prize and treasurer's gold medals for medicine and surgery in 1891. He qualified as MRCS in 1890, taking first class honours and first-class honours in forensic medicine as well.

From 1892 to 1899 Bryant was Medical Registrar at Guy's Hospital, where he also became a demonstrator in pathological anatomy, and from 1903 also taught pharmacology and therapy. Bryant published numerous works in Guy's Hospital Reports, of which he was the publisher.

We thank Richard Ratzan for information submitted. Richard Ratzan is Associate Professor, Department of Traumatology and Emergency Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut.

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