William Warder Cadbury, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


William Warder Cadbury

American physician that started the University Medical School of Canton, China

Date of Birth: 15-Oct-1877

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Date of Death: 15-Oct-1959

Profession: physician, university teacher, pathologist, medical writer

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Libra

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About William Warder Cadbury

  • William Warder Cadbury (Chinese name: ???; 1877 – October 15, 1959) was an American physician, professor, researcher, author, and medical missionary.
  • After graduating from University of Pennsylvania's Medical School, he traveled to Canton (Guangzhou), China, where he eventually became the most well known internal medicine doctor in the region during the time period of the Republic of China.
  • At Canton Hospital, he served as a doctor, professor, writer, and eventually Superintendent multiple times.
  • In his 40 years working in Canton (1909-1949), he put forward relentless efforts to improve the Canton Hospital and nearby areas in Canton, bettering the health of many thousands of Canton people In 1935, he published a detailed book on the history of the hospital, called At the Point of a Lancet." One Hundred Years of the Canton Hospital, 1835-1935, which earned him recognition as the top 10 famous University of Pennsylvania Alumni for 1935.

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