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BARTHOLOW, Roberts, physician, born in Howard County, Maryland, 18 November 1831. He was graduated at Calvert College in 1850, and received his medical degree from the University of Maryland in 1852. Shortly after graduation he entered the regular army, where he remained until 1864. He served at the different army stations in the west, and during the civil war was in charge of general hospitals in Baltimore, Washington, and elsewhere. After his resignation he settled in Cincinnati, where he practiced, and also filled various chairs in the medical College of Ohio from 1864 to 1878. In 1878 he became professor of materia medica and therapeutics in Jefferson medical College, Philadelphia. He is a member of various medical societies, among which are the American medical association, the Ohio state medical society, and the Cincinnati academy of medicine. Dr. Bar: tholow's medical works include the following: "Materia Medica and Therapeutics " (New York, 1874) ; "Practice of Medicine" (1879) ; "Hypoder-marie Medication" (1882); "Medical Electricity" (1881); and "Antagonism between Medicines and between Remedies and Diseases" (1881).
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