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FOX, George Henry, physician, born in Ballston Spa, New York, 8 October 1846. He was graduated at the University of Rochester in 1867, and two years afterward received the degree of M. D. from the University of Pennsylvania. During 1870'3 he was a student of medicine in the universities of Berlin, Vienna, Paris, and London, and in 1874 he began practice in New York City, and a year later became surgeon to the New York dispensary. He was appointed clinical professor of diseases of the skin in the Woman's medical College of the New York infirmary in 1877, and clinical professor of dermatology at Starling medical College of Columbus, Ohio, in 1879. In 1880 he was appointed clinical professor of diseases of the skin in the New York College of physicians and surgeons, and in 1885 professor of skin diseases in the Postgraduate medical school in the same City. Dr. Fox has been unusually successful in the adaptation of new photographic processes to the illustration of medical works, and has published "Photographic Illustrations of Skin Diseases" (New York, 1880" 2d ed., 1886)" "Photographic Illustrations of Cutaneous Syphilis" (1881)" " Illustrated Medicine and Surgery" (1882'3); and "Electrolysis in the Removal of Superfluous Hair, etc." (Detroit, 1887).
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