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PATTISON, Granville Sharpe, educator, born near Glasgow, Scotland, in 1791 ; died in New York city, 12 November, 1851. He was educated in Glasgow, and began his career as lecturer on anatomy at the Andersonian institute in that city. He then came to the United States, and was for several years professor of anatomy in the medical college at Baltimore. Returning to Europe, he held the same chair in London university. On again visiting this country he taught his specialty in Jefferson medical college, Philadelphia, until 1840, when he accepted a similar office in the medical school of the University of the city of New York, where he remained until his death. He published a translation of J. N. Masse's "Anatomical Atlas " (New York), and edited Jean Cruveilhier's "Anatomy of the Human Body." He contributed frequently to the "American Medical Recorder," and published several pamphlets on personal subjects.
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