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Portrait of Charles McDowell, M.D., 1857-1945

Portrait of Charles McDowell, M.D.

Selected Works by Charles McDowell

 "Suggestions on Preventive Medicine in General Practice", presented at the Homeopathic Medial Society of the County of New York, 1903. 

 "What Vaccination has Accomplished."  New York Board of Education. Public Lecture, 1908.

Brief Biographical Sketch

Birth: 1857
Death: 1945


New York Medical College History: ¹

  • Emeritus Professor, Physiology and Public Health, 1936-1945.
  • Professor, Physiology and Public Health, 1929-1935.
  • Head, Department of Physiology, 1921-28.
  • Professor, Physiology, 1886-1928.
  • Recording Secretary, Alumni Association, 1886-89.
  • Demonstrator and Assistant to the Chair, Pathology, 1884-85.
  • Graduated, 1878.


 Additional Information:

  • Charles and Harriett Cox McDowell Professorship of Philosophy and Religion, Swarthmore College, established, 1952. ²
  • Graduate, Swarthmore College, 1877. ³



  1. New York Homeopathic Medical College and New York Medical College Annual Announcements.
  2. Swarthmore College: Endowed Chairs. Accessed January 6, 2014. 
  3. Swarthmore CollegeReports of the President and of the Treasurer for the Year 1956-1957. 1958:55 (8, Part 2): 26.

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