Beverly Douglas (1892-1975) biographical file

 Collection
Identifier: EBL-466

Abstract

Biographical file includes numerous news clippings, bibliography, a photograph, report card, press release, and other biographical information.

Dates

  • 1919 - 1970

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Historical or Biographical Note

Beverly Douglas began his acadmeic training at Vanderbilt; however, transferred to Princeton where he received Litt.B. degree. He enrolled at Vanderbilt Medical School in 1914 and completed two years before transferring to Johns Hopkins. After graduation from Hopkins he became the first and for many years the only plastic surgeon in Nashville. He served as clinical professor and later professor emeritus of plastic surgery at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Douglas is known for his 'Beverly Douglas Operation,' a technique that he developed to save the lives of short-jawed infants. He has written extensively on the leg ulcer and spontaneous healing of severed arteries. He was also an inventor of some note. Dr. Douglas died on July 22, 1975.

Extent

0 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
Beverly Douglas (1892-1975) biographical file
Author
Processed by EBL Special Collections Staff
Date
2010-04-20
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Description is inEnglish.

Repository Details

Part of the VUMC Historical Images and Biographies Repository

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