Allison, Nathaniel

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Allison, Nathaniel

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Nathaniel Allison was born in St. Louis, Missouri and received his M.D. degree from Harvard Medical College. Allison returned to St. Louis in 1904 to practice orthopedic surgery. He became associate surgeon to Barnes Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital, and in 1909, Allison was appointed Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and acting Dean of Washington University School of Medicine. During World War I Nathaniel Allison entered the American Ambulance Corps at Neuilly, France, and later served in Base Hospital 21 at Rouen, France. After the war he returned to his position at Washington University School of Medicine, which he held until 1924 when he accepted a professorship at Harvard University Medical School.


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