Henry Martyn Bannister
American physician, born July 25, 1844, Cazenovia, New York; died May 1, 1920, Evanston, Illinois.
Biography of Henry Martyn Bannister
Henry Martyn Bannister received his doctorate in 1871 at the National Medical College (now George Washington University) in Washington. Following a scientific journey devoted to geological studies he settled in Chicago, where he published on both medical and geological topics. In 1874, with James Stewart Jewell (1837-1887) he founded the Quarterly Journal of Nervous and Mental Diseases. His death followed a sustained period of ailing health, long after he had retired from practice.
- A practical manual of insanity etc.
Published with Daniel Roberts Brower (1839-1909).
Philadelphia and London, 1902.
What is an eponym?An eponym is a word derived from the name of a person, whether real or fictional. A medical eponym is thus any word related to medicine, whose name is derived from a person.
What is Whonamedit?Whonamedit.com is a biographical dictionary of medical eponyms. It is our ambition to present a complete survey of all medical phenomena named for a person, with a biography of that person.
Disclaimer:Whonamedit? does not give medical advice.
This survey of medical eponyms and the persons behind them is meant as a general interest site only. No information found here must under any circumstances be used for medical purposes, diagnostically, therapeutically or otherwise. If you, or anybody close to you, is affected, or believe to be affected, by any condition mentioned here: see a doctor.