Savage, Giles Christopher (1854-1930)
- 1910 - 1961
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Historical or Biographical Note
Savage came to Nashville in 1886 to accept the professorship of ophthalmology at Vanderbilt Medical School. He held this position until 1911, when he retired from the faculty to devote time to his practice and to writing.
Savage authored several textbooks on ophthalmology and served on many medical association boards, including the Southern Medical Association, the American Medical Association, and the Tennessee State Medical Asociation. A devout Baptist, Savage also authored many religious publications. He passed away in 1930.
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