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Eugene Floyd Dubois

Born 1882
Died 1959-02-12

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American physician, born 1882; died February 12, 1959, New York. We thank Søren Nørby, Denmark, for information submitted.

Biography of Eugene Floyd Dubois

Eugene Floyd Dubois was physician- in-chief of New York Hospital and professor of medicine at Cornell Medical College. He was a recognized authority on metabolism.

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