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John Whitridge Williams, MD (1866–1931) of Baltimore: pioneer of academic obstetrics
  1. P M Dunn
  1. Correspondence to:
    Professor Dunn
    Department of Child Health, University of Bristol, Southmead Hospital, Southmead, Bristol BS10 5BN, UK; P.M.Dunn{at}


Williams was the founder of academic obstetrics in the United States and with his textbook was the recognised leader of this discipline in America during the first 30 years of the 20th century.

  • history
  • obstetrics

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