Reid, Alexander Peter

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Reid, Alexander Peter

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Alexander Peter Reid was Dean of Medicine at Dalhousie University in 1868. He was born in London, Ontario, in 1836 and graduated from McGill University in 1858 with his MDCM. He completed post-graduate training at the University of Edinburgh and in 1865 also graduated with an MD from the University of New York. He moved to Nova Scotia and was appointed Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University in 1868. In 1875 he was made Dean of the Halifax Medical College and then president in 1887. From 1892-1898 he also served as Superintendent of Victoria General Hospital, before being appointed Nova Scotia's first Provincial Health Officer, a position from which he retired in 1913. He died on 26 February 1920.


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Dalhousie University. Faculty of Medicine (1868-)

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A.P. Reid was the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine from 1868-1873. He was the first dean of the faculty.

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