Alberta’s Medical History

Alberta’s Medical History:
“Young and Lusty, and Full of Life”

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Part 1: Profiles

  1. Introductory materials:  Table of Contents, Preface, Forward [sic], A Voyage of Discovery, Glossary of Abbreviations, General References, Introduction To Medicine In Alberta
  2. John Rae……………………………… 1813-1893
  3. James Hector……………………….. 1834-1907
  4. William Morrison MacKay………. 1836-1917
  5. Neville James Lindsay…………… 1845-1925
  6. Leverett George deVeber………. 1849-1925
  7. James Delamere Lafferty………. 1849-1920
  8. Richard Barrington Nevitt……….. 1850-1928
  9. Robert George Brett………………. 1851-1929
  10. * Frank Hamilton Mewburn……. 1858-1929
  11. George Allan Kennedy…………… 1858-1913
  12. * Harry Goodsir Mackid………… 1858-1916
  13. Herbert Charles Wilson………….. 1859-1909
  14. * Ernest Ainslie Braithwaite…….. 1862-1949
  15. Henry George……………………….. 1864-1932
  16. George Henry Malcolmson…….. 1868-1944
  17. * John Sinclair McEachern…….. 1873-1947
  18. Edward George Mason………….. 1874-1947
  19. William Alfred Wilson……………. 1874-1951
  20. George Douglas Stanley………… 1876-1954
  21. Allan Coats Rankin.………………. 1877-1959
  22. * Albert Ernest Archer……………. 1878-1948
  23. Heber Carss Jamieson………….. 1879-1962
  24. * Albert Henry Baker……………… 1883-1953
  25. * Malcolm Ross Bow…………….. 1887-1982
  26. * James Bertram Collip………….. 1892-1967
  27. * Earle Parkhill Scarlett………….. 1896-1982
  28. Randall Roberts MacLean……… 1900-1977
  29. * Mary Percy Jackson……………. 1904-2000
  30. * Walter Campbell Mackenzie… 1909-1978
  31. Margaret MacSteven Hutton…… 1910-1983
  32. * Donald Robert Wilson…………. 1913-1991
  33. * Charles Alexander Allard…….. 1919-1991
  34. * William A. Cochrane…………… 1926-2017
  35. * Lionel Everett McLeod…………. 1927-1993
  36. * David Lorne Tyrrell…………….. 1943-

* Doctors of the Century, AMA, 2005

Part 2: Perspectives

  1. The Hector Memorials of 1906 (1857-1860)
  2. Military Medicine and Medical Care in the North West Rebellions of 1870/71 and 1885
  3. Osler Goes West (1886) (D.B. Hogan)
  4. The First CMA Convention in “Alberta” (1889, Banff)
  5. The Medical Profession in the North-West Territories (1889-1906) (H. Neatby)
  6. Climate, Calgary and Tuberculosis (c1900) (D.B. Hogan)
  7. The Early Pathology/Laboratory Medicine at the UofA, its Teaching Hospitals and the Provincial Laboratory (H. Letts)
  8. Radiology in Alberta (W.B. Parsons)
  9. The Second CMA Convention (1912, Edmonton)
  10. The University of Alberta and the Rockefeller Foundation (1920-1923) (M. Fedunkiw)
  11. Hons. George Hoadley, Irene Parlby, W.W. Cross and UFA Government Healthcare (1921-1935)
  12. The Alberta Sexual Sterilization Act (1928)
  13. The Mercy Flight and Dr. Harold Hamman (1929)
  14. Snow Problem, No Problem (1920s-1930s)
  15. The Roots of Medicare are in Alberta (1927-1946)
  16. The Cardston Medical Contracts (1932)
  17. Di Bozsha, May the Lord give you Health (1933) (M.A.R. Young)
  18. The Third CMA Convention (1934, Calgary)
  19. The 1937 AMA Gavel (1937)
  20. Medicine, the WWII Years (1934-1945)(W.B. Parsons)
  21. The Development of Alberta Hospitals since WWII (R.K. Thomson)
  22. The Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research, Its Formative Years 1975-2005
  23. Tidbits and Teasers from Alberta’s medical history
  24. Milestones in NWT/Alberta Medicine (1668-2005)
  25. Alberta/Saskatchewan Milestones, Alberta’s Medical History Website
  26. Photo Credits
  27. Index, Volume I Profiles
  28. Index, Volume II Perspectives