George Minott Garland
American internist, born 1848; died March 2, 1926.
Biography of George Minott Garland
George Minott Garland graduated doctor of medicine from Harvard University, Boston, in 1874. He was an assistant of physiology at his alma mater 1877-1881, from 1881 to 1892 assistant and instructor of clinical medicine, and finally physician at Massachusetts General Hospital.
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