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Dermatology/history, General Surgery/history, Great Britain, History 19th Century, History 20th Century, Ireland, Public Health Administration/history


This journal is now known as, The Surgeon - Journal of the Royal Colleges of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Ireland.


Edward Dillon Mapother had an impressive career as surgeon, dermatologist, author, professor and President of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and first Medical Officer of health for Dublin in 1864. Considered an authority on eczema, gout and the curative powers of spa waters, Mapother returned to the full-time practice of dermatology, moving to London in 1888. He died at his London home on the 3rd of March 1908.


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O'Doherty M.Salus populi - the endeavours of Edward Dillon Mapother (1835-1908). Journal of the Irish Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons 1999;28(3):169-73.