Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The EOA & Yours Truly

The Encyclopedia of Alabama defines itself as "a free, online reference resource on Alabama’s history, culture, geography, and natural environment." The EOA has been around for some years now, and contains numerous articles related to the state. I've been able to write a few of those articles, and here's a list.

All but one of these pertain more or less to the state's medical history. 

  1. Lloyd Noland

    Physician Lloyd Noland (1880-1949) served with Alabamian general William C. Gorgas in the Panama Canal...
  2. Cornelius Nathaniel Dorsette

    Cornelius N. Dorsette (1852?-1897) is often identified as the first licensed or certified black physician...
  3. Halle Tanner Dillon

    Halle Tanner Dillon (1864-1901) was an African American physician who became the first woman certified to practice medicine in Alabama.
  4. Southern Research Institute

    Established in 1944 as the first independent scientific research center in the Southeast, the Southern...
  5. Octavus Roy Cohen

    Octavus Roy Cohen (1891-1959) was a journalist and prolific author of fiction who published more than...
  1. Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA)

    Organized in 1847, the Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA) became the first statewide...
  2. Graefenberg Medical Institute
    The Graefenberg Medical Institute, founded in 1852 in Dadeville, Tallapoosa County, was the first functioning...
  3. Arthur McKinnon Brown
    Arthur McKinnon (some sources give McKimmon) Brown (1867-1939) was one of the earliest African American...

Birmingham Medical College

Birmingham Medical College (BMC) was a for-profit educational institution that operated in the city from 1894 until 1915.

John Webster Kirklin

John Webster Kirklin (1917-2004) was an important figure in American medical history.

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