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Sir David Drummund

Born 1852
Died 1932

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English physician, born December 1852; died April 28, 1932.

Biography of Sir David Drummund

Sir David Drummund studied at Trinity College in Dublin and received further education in Prague, Vienna, and Strasbourg. He was a physician at the Sick Children's Hospital in Newcastle on Tyne, senior physician at the Northumberland War Hospital and professor of medicine at the University of Durham.

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