Theophil Mitchell Prudden

Theophil Mitchell Prudden

Theophil Mitchell Prudden (1849-1924) was an American pathologist, born at Middlebury, Connecticut. He graduated from the Sheffield Scientific School, Yale, in 1872 and received his M. D. from Yale School of Medicine in 1875. He became an assistant (1879) and was professor of pathology (1892-1909) in the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University. In 1901 he was made a director of the Rockefeller Institute for medical research. His writings include:
* A "Manual of Normal Histology" (1881)
* A "Handbook of Pathological Anatomy and Histology" (1885; ninth edition, 1911), with F. Delafield
* "Story of the Bacteria" (1889)
* "Dust and its Dangers" (1891)
* "Drinking Water and Ice Supplies" (1891)
* "On the Great American Plateau"


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