Sam Caperton Cowan, Sr. (1884-1963) biographical file
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- 1963 - 1963
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Dr. Sam Caperton Cowan Sr. graduated from the Vanderbilt School of Medicine in 1909. He was instrumental as a pre-med in establishing a teaching hospital at Vanderbilt University in 1908.
A noted Nashville obstetrician and gynecologist, Cowan practiced for 52 years. In 1914, he set up in Nashville the first free maternity clinic west of New York City. Dr. Cowan was later appointed Professor of Clinical Obstetrics in the Vanderbilt School of Medicine and has been known in educational circles as the "Father of Southern Obstetrics." He retired in September 1961.
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