Born: 21 January 1878, Preston, Ontario
Died: 3 November 1936, Toronto
- MB: University of Toronto, 1902
- MD: C.M. McGill University, 1906
- 1906 - 1909 Assistant Pathologist, Royal Victoria Hospital; Pathologist, Maternity and Alexandra Hospitals, Montreal; and Lecturer in Pathology, McGill University (under J.G.Adami)
- 1909 - 1920 Professor Pathology and Bacteriology, University of Pittsburgh
- 1921 - 1923 Professor of Pathology, Faculdade de Medicina, Sao Paulo, Brazil (under sponsorship of the International Health Board of the Rockefeller Foundation)
- 1923 - 1936 Chair of Pathology and Bacteriology, University of Toronto and Director of the pathologic laboratories, Toronto General Hospital.
Selected Career Highlights
Member of the Yellow Fever Commission of the International Health Board of Rockefeller Foundation; spent time in Nigeria and became the leading authority on the pathological diagnosis of this disease.
Reorganized the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, established modern laboratories, organized and directed the labs of Mercy, Magee, Eye and Ear, and TB League Hospitals.
Also President of: The Toronto Academy of Medicine, American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists, and the American Society for Experimental Pathology.
A pre-eminent authority on arteriosclerosis; contributed to the whole range of pathology and bacteriology.
Devoted to the IAMM and to the museum method of teaching gross pathology; collected large number of specimens; developed methods of organization of teaching specimens.
Organized the Museum of the Banting Institute of the University of Toronto.
A man of unusual energy, an accurate and keen observer. Conscientious, applied and scrupulous interpreter of results; set high standards for his pupils and co-workers.