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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Allen Corson Cowperthwaite

1884 - 1885
Professor of Materia Medica, Pharmacology and Clinical Medicine
Chair of Department of Materia Medica, Pharmacology and Clinical Medicine

Robert Milton Richards

Non-resident Lecturer on Renal Diseases

Claude A. Burrett

1905 - 1914
Director of the Pathogentic and Pathological Laboratories 1905-1908
Instructor in Toxicology 1907-1908
Instructor in Diseases of the Blood and Genito-Urinary Diseases 1908-1909

Anna Belle Lefler

Instructor and analyst in Hospital Clinical Laboratory

Harold Francis Closz

1919 - 1921
Instructor in Roentgenology

Linn J. Boyd

1922 - 1926
Director of Homeopathic Laboratories